Authorities Investigate Vague Threat At Union County College

CRANFORD — Union County College’s Public Safety issued an “all clear” at 3:30 p.m. after sweeping the Cranford campus in response to a nebulous threat received earlier today, officials said.

According to Stephen D. Nacco, vice president & executive assistant to the president, Union County College received “a vague phone threat” around 2 p.m. today.

The college “took appropriate action for a Level I threat” in concert with local and county law enforcement, according to Nacco.

The college’s emergency management plan defines a Level I threat as “a hoax caller” with less than a two percent probability of the threat being real.

Classes and programs continued as scheduled while sweeps were conducted through Cranford Campus buildings, Nacco said.

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