Police are investigating a bomb threat at Simon's Rock College in Great Barrington. Currently, investigators say there currently is no danger to anyone on campus or the general public.

The Great Barrington Police have been made aware of a threat at the campus of Bard College at Simons Rock just after 7 a.m. today. The campus is currently on lockdown and appropriate emergency and investigative personnel are on the scene.

Further information will be released at a later time.

The Berkshire Eagle reports that Great Barrington Police Chief Paul Storti said;

"Right now I'm just trying to make sure everybody’s safe over there and that’s priority number one, who could not provide further details on the threat."


Around 8:15 this morning, Storti said that police are still investigating and that he was busy making sure he had officers on the scene.

All entrances to the campus are currently blocked off.

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Some resident's in South County are receiving a robo call from Great Barrington Police:

This is the Great Barrington Police Department calling to inform you that Simon‘s Rock College has received a bomb threat. The Great Barrington Police and Fire departments along with other assisting agencies are investigating this incident. No evacuations are required at this time. We will inform you if this changes-thank you.

Bard College at Simon's Rock is a private residential liberal arts college in Great Barrington. It is a subset of Bard College, which was founded in 1860 and is located nearby, in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York.


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