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Bomb Scare at Fairleigh Dickinson University Proves to be Benign

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ- The Florham Park Police Department received a report from Fairleigh Dickinson University Public Safety alerting them to a possible explosive planted on campus.

The caller drew the attention of local law enforcement to a suspicious item located on the sidewalk near the campus’s Zen Building. The individual stated that they believed the item was “possibly a bomb.”

Florham Park Police Department responded and formed a perimeter around the suspect item with the assistance of FDU Public Safety. The Morris County Sherriff’s Office Bomb Squad was called onto the scene. After responding and examining the item, the Bomb Squad determined it not to be an explosive device.

Two hours later, all law enforcement units withdrew from the campus and the area of incident was reopened to the scholastic community.

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