University of Utah Police are investigating reports of a bomb threat involving the Spencer Fox Eccles Business Building this morning (08/26/2022). Reports of the threat came in a 1:12am from a student who saw the threat on social media and alerted police.
Officers then traced the post to a student on campus and took them into custody.
Simultaneously other officers arrived at the business building, established a perimeter and began searching for any explosive devices. A cleaning crew was evacuated from the building, and no one was determined to be in danger at any time.
Bomb-sniffing dogs were then brought in and as 5:30am were still working to clear the building. Updates will be available on alert.utah.edu. Normal activities are expected to will resume at the business building later in the morning on August 26th, 2022.