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Cal State L.A. evacuated, campus closed after bomb threat

April 18, 2013|By Kate Mather and Samantha Schaefer
  • A sign attached to a law enforcement vehicle warns the public of a bomb threat at the Cal State L.A. campus.
A sign attached to a law enforcement vehicle warns the public of a bomb threat… (Don Bartletti / Los Angeles…)

The Cal State Los Angeles campus in El Sereno was closed and evacuated Thursday after a bomb threat, officials said.

Mike Uhlenkamp, director of media relations for Cal State, confirmed that the campus would be evacuated until further notice.

Additional details weren't immediately available, but the school sent two tweets about 12:45 p.m. announcing the closure.

"The CSULA campus is closed as of noon, April 18, as a precaution. Those on campus should evacuate immediately," the first message read.

The second: "The campus is being evacuated due to an emergency. We don't have additonal information at this time."

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