20-year-old student charged with making threats at Penn State Abington

ABINGTON, Pennsylvania (WPVI) -- A 20-year-old student has been charged after police said he made threats against the Penn State Abington campus earlier this week.

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Chopper 6 over Penn State Abington's campus as police investigate reports of a potential threat: October 23, 2019

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.

Just before 10 a.m. Wednesday, Penn State Abington closed and asked anyone on campus to shelter in place inside a building.

At the time, PSU Abington suspended classes and told students to not come to campus.

The all-clear was given around 11:10 a.m.

Alatmah is scheduled for a preliminary court hearing on November 4.
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