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Mount St. Joseph lockdown lifted after threat of violence

DELHI TOWNSHIP, OH (FOX19) - Four hours after the College of Mount St. Joseph went on lockdown because an anonymous threatening letter was sent to a professor, school officials have deemed the campus safe.

The main threat was at Seton Lobby. Campus and Delhi police responded to the situation.

A message about the lockdown is on the school's website:

As of February 4, 2011, 1:46 p.m.

  • Campus is secured but remains in lock down.
  • The College Chapel bells will be turned off. Students, faculty and staff need to remain in the lock down situation until campus police evaluate your area.

As of February 4, 2011, 1:15 p.m.

  • All day and evening classes are cancelled.
  • Campus remains in lock down. Students, faculty and staff will be escorted off campus by campus police.
  • Campus is secured but remains in lock down.

As of February 4, 2011, 12:49 p.m.  

  • Campus is currently in lock down situation due to the threat of violence.
  • Students, Faculty and Staff on campus have been instructed to stay where they are.
  • Classes are cancelled until further notice.
  • Campus is closed to all visitors.
  • The #1 priority is the safety of students, faculty and staff.
  • Media are to report to Overhill Swim Club at corner of Neeb Road and Foley Road.
  • It is early in the investigation. Other resources have been called in – Delhi Township, Green Township and
    City of Cincinnati.

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