UPDATE: Threats reported against MSU athletic events

UPDATE (2:15 p.m.) – Michigan State University athletic director Mark Hollis has released this statement regarding the threat letters:

“The safety and well-being of everyone who attends Michigan State athletic events, including fans, student-athletes, coaches and workers, always has been and always will be our first priority. While these threats are general in nature, it’s important to be cautious in every situation.

“As the police said, we urge everyone to remain aware of their surroundings at all times, and report any suspicious activity to law enforcement immediately. I have great confidence in the MSU Police Department and we will continue to work closely with them and other law enforcement agencies in their investigations.”

This story continues to develop and will be updated online and on 6 News.

EAST LANSING, Mich (WLNS) – The East Lansing Police and Michigan State University Police say letters making general threats against MSU athletic events have been received.

According to a published statement, the letters do not provide specific information in regards to the event or manner of the threat.

There is an active investigation with other law enforcement agencies to determine the origin and validity of the statements.

This is a developing story and will be updated online and on 6 News.

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