Bomb threat reported at Davenport Hall


By Lika Lezhava, News Editor

At 6:14 a.m., an Illini-Alert was sent out regarding a bomb threat at Davenport Hall. 

The campus received an “unconfirmed bomb threat at Davenport Hall,” according to the Illini-Alert. 

Students and anyone else in the area were directed to evacuate immediately. 

At 7:17 a.m., a second Illini-Alert was sent out stating that police were at the scene at Davenport Hall investigating. Still, the Illini-Alert continued to urge everyone to stay away from the scene. 

At 8:45 a.m., a final Illini-Alert said the area was safe to resume regular activities.

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    The threat occurred during the 47th Annual Illinois High School Theatre Festival. Hundreds of high schoolers were gathered on campus during the threat.

    This is a developing story with updates to come. 


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