VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. – Daytona State College campuses were evacuated Friday morning after college officials say they received information about a “potential threat.”
The college announced all campuses would be closed until further notice in a tweet around 10:30 a.m.
Daytona Beach police responded to a reported bomb threat and assisted with campus evacuations.
After a search of the campus, police say nothing suspicious was found. The campus will remain closed for the rest of the day.
DSC Alert! Due to potential threat, please evacuate all Daytona State College campuses immediately. All Daytona State College campuses are closed until further notice.— Daytona State (@DSC_News) January 22, 2021
“Due to a potential threat and out of an abundance of caution, we have evacuated all Daytona State College campuses,” DSC director of communications Chris Thomes said in an email. “All Daytona State College campuses are closed until further notice. There is an increased law enforcement presence on out campuses.”
In an update after the campus was cleared college officials said all classes and operations will resume as normal Saturday.
Volusia County Schools nearby were never on lock down, according to officials.
“VCS is working with law enforcement to monitor the situation given the proximity to some VCS schools,” the district said in a tweet. “NO VCS schools are on lockdown or evacuated. Dual enrollment students: DSC campuses are closed today.”