MUSCATINE, Iowa — Update:
Muscatine Community College will reopen Thursday Dec. 1 after a potential threat was emailed to the college, according to a press release from the college.
Muscatine Police and college officials worked together to determine there is no ongoing threat and that it is safe for class to resume on Thursday.
"We recognize this has been a stressful situation for students and employees. To help ensure everyone feels safe and supported, students and employees can expect increased security measures as well as an on-site counselor who will be available to provide services and support," the college said via news release.
The college expressed appreciation to their staff and students that cooperated with their request to clear and secure the campus.
Muscatine Community College is closed effective immediately due to a threat to the college, according to a news release.
All students and employees have been told to leave the campus.
Everyone is safe and authorities are on the scene investigating.
All buildings on campus have been cleared and locked.
Student housing access is restricted to residents only and the campus will stay closed for the rest of Wednesday.
The investigation is ongoing.
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