UPDATE: CFCC north campus evacuated due to suspicious object found in parking lot
NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. (WWAY) — Cape Fear Community College’s north campus has been evacuated, and all evening classes have been cancelled at the North Campus as the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office EOD Unit investigates a suspicious object found in one of its parking lots.
According to a spokesperson for the department, a deputy was patrolling the north campus when he noticed a car with an open door in a parking lot and a suspicious object inside the car. The county’s EOD Unit was called as a precaution. The item is being inspected.
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UPDATE (11:40 p.m.): A spokesman with the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office confirms that the item that was inspected was a prop. There is no threat to the public at this time.
Cape Fear Community College authorities state that the North Campus will operate as scheduled on Thursday, April 7.