Mohammad Alatmah was being held on a $50,000 bond and is charged with terroristic threats, harassment and disorderly conduct, police said. He is a student at the school.
PSU Abington Alert 05: Police announce all clear. The threat has ended. Campus has reopened. Classes beginning at or after 2:00 p.m. will be held as normal.— Penn State Abington (@PSUabington) October 23, 2019
Just before 10 a.m. Wednesday, Penn State Abington closed and asked anyone on campus to shelter in place inside a building.
PSU Abington Alert 03: If on campus, please remain inside or get inside a building.— Penn State Abington (@PSUabington) October 23, 2019
At the time, PSU Abington suspended classes and told students to not come to campus.
PSU Abington Alert 02: Classes are suspended. Please do not come to campus.— Penn State Abington (@PSUabington) October 23, 2019
The all-clear was given around 11:10 a.m.
Alatmah is scheduled for a preliminary court hearing on November 4.