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Normal operations and teaching continues until further notice, writes Faculty of Law management Tuesday. No immediate threat, but faculty set up emergency response team
Police are investigating a bomb threat directed Tuesday to the Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen.
Dean Jacob Graff Nielsen explained to the University Post that it had been a dramatic morning at the University of Copenhagen, but that “police have judged, that there is no need for evacuation”.
The threatening e-mail was sent to the Faculty of Law, and possibly also the main University of Copenhagen e-mail, and other faculties Monday night. Something that is still to be confirmed.
Head of communications at the Faculty of Law Birgitte Faber says that the e-mail “came in through our main faculty e-mail last night [Monday, ed.], but we saw it at 8:00.”
“It was a bomb threat that would happen within 24-48 hours, written in very poor English. The Faculty immediately established an emergency response team and contacted Tommy Sillemann (UCPH safety co-ordinator) for assistance. He contacted the police, who came immediately and quickly assessed the threat, stopped their emergency response, and informed us that we could carry on as normal”.
“It is no emergency, and it is good to know that the emergency response by Tommy SIlleman at UCPH and at the faculty works,” she says.
Faculty management states in the e-mail to all staff and students that if the threat situation changes, employees and students will be informed by faculty management by KUnet and e-mail.
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