Nothing suspicious found after Daytona State College campuses evacuated due to ‘very specific’ threat, police say

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Daytona Beach police said nothing suspicious was found at Daytona State College after officials evacuated all the school’s campuses Friday morning due to a bomb threat.

According to a Facebook post, Daytona State College officials said the school received “a very specific threat that entailed shooting and explosives.”

Daytona Beach police the the active investigation into the threat has ended and that nothing suspicious was found.

Officers said the campus will be closed for the remainder or the days, and they asked people not to attempt to go on campus.

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The college said on social media at 10:25 a.m. that all of its campuses were being evacuated “immediately.”

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The college said all of its campuses are closed until further notice.

Volusia County Schools said it was working with law enforcement to monitor the situation at Daytona State College, but that no VCS schools were placed on lockdown or were evacuated.

Channel 9 Volusia County reporter Michael Springer is on his way to the scene as well as Skywitness 9. Stay tuned to WFTV.com for live updates.

DSC Alert! Due to potential threat, please evacuate all Daytona State College campuses immediately. All Daytona State College campuses are closed until further notice.

Posted by Daytona State College on Friday, January 22, 2021
Sarah Wilson

Sarah Wilson, WFTV.com

Sarah Wilson joined WFTV Channel 9 in 2018 as a digital producer after working as an award-winning newspaper reporter for nearly a decade in various communities across Central Florida.