The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency said they are aware of bomb threats against several colleges in the state that were made Wednesday morning.

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In a Wednesday afternoon release, ALEA stated they are monitoring the situation alongside the State Bureau of Investigation, Alabama Fusion Center, as well as local and federal partners to ensure the safety of all students, faculty and staff.

The release stated all of the schools that received threats, including both Tuscaloosa campuses of Shelton State Community College, have been cleared and classes were deemed safe to resume throughout the Yellowhammer State.

As previously reported by the Tuscaloosa Thread, Shelton State shut down operations Wednesday morning and will resume normal operations Thursday.

Other affected schools included Auburn University, the University of Alabama in Huntsville,  Enterprise State Community College, Lurleen B. Wallace Community College in Andalusia, Alabama and more.

ALEA said its investigators are working to determine who is responsible for the threats and no further details were available Thursday afternoon.

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