Mercy College campuses evacuated after unspecified threat

NEW YORK (AP) -- Officials say all four campuses of Mercy College have been evacuated after the school received a threat.

College spokeswoman Catherine Cioffi says the campuses in Westchester, the Bronx and Manhattan were evacuated around 4:20 p.m. on Tuesday.

She says law enforcement officials have arrived at the school and are assessing the situation. Officials have not provided details about the nature of the threat.

Cioffi says evening classes and activities at the university have also been cancelled.

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