Suspicious package on campus not a threat
CHAMPAIGN — The suspicious package reported at the Education building today was determined not to be a threat.
A bomb unit was callled to the University of Illinois building on Sixth Street to deal with the package, described as being covered in duct tape.
According to the Illini-Alert Twitter account, it is safe for people to resume their regular activities.
An Illini-Alert was issued shortly after 1:30 p.m. on Thursday that police were evacuating floors on the north side of the building at 1310 S. Sixth St., C.
Suspicious package at Education Bldg, 1310 S Sixth. Evacuate 2, 3, 4 floors to north side of bldg. Bomb unit on scene.
— Illini-Alert (@IlliniAlert) March 20, 2014
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