The University of New Brunswick has evacuated its Fredericton, Saint John and Moncton sites and is recommending resident students to shelter in place.
“All campus sites are closed to UNB and (St. Thomas University). We are asking that all people on the STU and UNB campuses (Fredericton, Saint John and Moncton) evacuate in a calm and orderly manner, ”he said in a notice posted on their website.
“Resident students are asked to shelter in place and remain in their residence until further notice. Please do not return to the STU or UNB (Fredericton, Saint John and Moncton) campuses until cleared. “
The notice did not elaborate on what is happening, but said the urgency is “immediate.”
Just after 1:30 p.m., New Brunswick Community College said its Fredericton campus is also being evacuated.
In a tweet Friday afternoon, Fredericton Police said officers are “investigating a file” at UNB.
“Please avoid the area,” the tweet read. “We will provide updates when appropriate.”
Police force spokeswoman Heather Webb says all buildings were evacuated according to UNB policy, but could not provide further details on what was being investigated.
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