Bomb Scare Ends Safely at Lexington Community College

Some tense moments Tuesday night on the UK campus after a suspicious package is found.

Police say a student from the Bluegrass Community and Technical College them after seeing a package outside there building they thought might have been a bomb.

About a hundred students attending night school were quickly evacuated while police investigated.

We're told by police the package turned out to be a bag of potting soil.

UK Police Chief Joe Monroe says the call was due to increased awareness because of Monday's shootings in Virginia.

UK's Emergency Management Unit also responded to the scene.


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  • by Anonymous on Apr 18, 2007 at 12:35 PM
    Define Terrorism. To make afraid is the goal. When everything looks like a bomb and everyone looks like a terrorist (even 80 year old women ) , the we are indeed terrorized and the terrorist have won. Make sheep of yourselves and the wolves will eat you (Ben Franklin).

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