Parkland College evacuated, classes cancelled due to bomb threat

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CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Parkland College in Champaign, Illinois, has been evacuated and classes are canceled for Thursday due to a bomb threat.

According to The News-Gazete, a user posted on the social media site reddit, “Bomb. Parkland college. 11 am.” The post has since been deleted, and the posting account has been suspended.

Much of the campus was empty except for police cars by 11 a.m.

Parkland is located near Unviersity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, but no threat is affiliated with that school