UPDATE: Police have determined said backpack to be harmless. Whew. Back to class, kids.
Police have determined there is no threat to campus. Buildings will slowly be reopened. Please respect police perimeter in the meantime.— Stanford University (@Stanford) February 11, 2014
A suspicious backpack discovered on the tony Stanford campus has resulted in building evacuations.
According to KRON 4, "Students and professors at Stanford University are urged to avoid the Tresidder, Old Union and Dinkelspiel areas of the campus while police check out a suspicious backpack."
Police are responding to a report of a suspicious backpack near Tresidder Union. Please stay away from the area. #AlertSU— Stanford University (@Stanford) February 11, 2014
Major bomb scare is closing down part of @Stanford campus. Place is crawling with bomb squad and emergency personnel. .— Tom Bedecarre AKQA (@tombed) February 11, 2014
@Stanford wtf please please God protect my nephew school :'(— Leta Kaumatule (@loveleeta76) February 11, 2014