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Police investigating bomb threat at St. Petersburg College's Gibbs campus

ST. PETERSBURG — Afternoon classes have resumed at St. Petersburg College's Gibbs campus, about three and a half hours after someone called in a bomb threat.

Police evacuated the campus Friday morning after getting a call from a man who said there was a bomb there.

Police spokesman Mike Puetz said a male called 911 at about 8:30 a.m. and made threats about the college. About 20 minutes later, police got a second call, also from a male, about a bomb,

Authorities swept the campus, 6605 Fifth Ave. N ,with bomb-sniffing dogs. Classes were cancelled for the morning.

Police never found anything and called off the search at about noon. Detectives are trying to determine the identity of the callers.

Police investigating bomb threat at St. Petersburg College's Gibbs campus 04/05/13 [Last modified: Friday, April 5, 2013 12:04pm]

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