UNC-CH has threat of explosive device

Staff WriterFebruary 16, 2009 

— Campus police evacuated several buildings near the central UNC-Chapel Hill gathering spot late Sunday after a threat about an explosive device.

Police responded after a threat was called into the Orange County 911 line, said UNC police spokesman Randy Young.

"An individual said he was in possession of an explosive device in The Pit area," Young said.

UNC and Chapel Hill police were investigating.

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