USM sends out bomb threat alert to students, faculty

The University of Southern Mississippi issued the following "Eagle Alert" to students and faculty.

The alert was issued about 11:30 a.m.

Sunherald.com will update as information becomes available.

Eagle Alert: This morning, University of Southern Mississippi Police received a bomb threat at the Liberal Arts Building on campus in Hattiesburg. University Police advise all faculty, staff and students to stay away from the area. The police have evacuated the building and are completing a search at this time (11 a.m.).