Update: USF Bomb Threat Cleared

A brief alert to avoid the library was sent to students this afternoon.

Update Jan. 2, 1:48 p.m.: The University of South Florida has issued an all-clear for students and faculty to resume normal activities. Stay with Patch for more details about the incident as they become available.


There is a reported bomb threat at the University of South Florida, according to an alert sent this afternoon to students.

The alleged incident is at the Tampa campus' library.

"Reported bomb threat in library. Avoid area. Use caution. Follow police instructions," the brief note texted to students and faculty reads.

A message left for a USF spokesperson has not yet been returned.

Lutz Patch will update the story when more information is available. 

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