All Clear Given at University of Akron in Wake of Bomb Threat

UPDATE: Akron, OH - Police have given the all-clear after a bomb threat was e-mailed to the University of Akron Wednesday morning.

The threat specifically targeted the Auburn Building - which houses engineering and science classes.

Officials evacuated the building and classes are canceled until 4PM in the Auburn Building only.

Safety personnel and bomb-sniffing dogs found nothing during a sweep of the building.

However, the University tells 19 Action News they are taking the threat seriously and want to maintain the safety of the staff and students on campus.