Western University's University Community Centre (UCC), Social Sciences Centre (SSC) and Western Support Services Building (WSSB) were evacuated shortly after 1:30 p.m. on Thursday due to London Police Service's (LPS) investigation of a "suspicious device" in the UCC.
#WesternU UCC/SSC/WSSB have been evacuated as police investigate a suspicious device in UCC. Updates to come when available.— Western University (@westernu) May 18, 2017
LPS asked people to move to a "safe distance" away from the buildings.
Around 2:30 p.m. individuals were allowed back into the evacuated buildings as no threat was found.
UPDATE: UCC all clear. No threat found. Evacuees may re-enter the building. #westernu— Western University (@westernu) May 18, 2017
LPS media officer Sandasha Bough is scheduled to address the media on the matter shortly.
This article will be updated as new information comes in.