BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. - Officials said two Eastern Florida State College campuses were temporarily evacuated Wednesday afternoon as a precaution because of reported bomb threats.
Both Cocoa and Palm Bay campuses were evacuated around 12:15 p.m., according to the college, and reopened about an hour later after law enforcement conducted a search at both campuses and found the threats to be unfounded.
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"All buildings are safe for return and on-campus classes have resumed," the college said on Twitter shortly before 1:30 p.m.
The college said the FBI believes the local bomb threats are part of a nationwide series of threats that have proven to be hoaxes originating from Ethiopia.