Threat made against a college is under investigation

WHITESBURG, Ky. (WYMT) - The President of Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College said that police and college officials are investigating a threat on the Whitesburg campus.

Officials say a college employee overheard a student make a threat about not receiving some financial aid.

As a precaution, campus officials locked down the Whitesburg campus and evacuated students.

The campus will be closed Friday, Saturday and Monday while officials investigate.

No students were ever in danger.

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