DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — An arrest has been made following the reported bomb threat at Clark State on Thursday.
Clark State posted on social media that the campuses of Clark State were evacuated on Thursday. All classes were canceled and the buildings are announced closed until further notice.
The college says said in a release that one person has reportedly been arrested following the threat.
The threat was called into the Brinkman Education Center at Clark State on Thursday afternoon. Once the threat was called in, the college and Springfield Police quickly evacuated the educational building in Springfield.
The President of Clark State, Dr. Jo Alice Blondin made a statement in the release after the threat prompted campuses to close.
“Clark State College takes the safety and security of our students, employees, and community members extremely seriously.” Blondin said. “Out of an abundance of caution, we closed all campuses for the day to assess the threat fully in concert with law enforcement. We will keep our community updated as we learn more, but right now, everyone is evacuated and safe.”
The FBI and Wright Patterson Air Force Base Bomb Squad are helping with the investigation, according to the release.
All campuses are scheduled to reopen on Monday, Feb. 20 as long as all campuses have been cleared. The college has locations in Beavercreek, Bellefontaine, Springfield and Xenia.
The incident remains under investigation.