Suspicious Package Unattended | Capital University, Columbus Ohio


Suspicious Package Unattended

  • A suspicious package may have the following characteristics:

    • Abnormal sounds
    • Poorly handwritten or typed addresses
    • Misspelling of common words

    Steps to Follow 

    • DO NOT CHANGE OR TOUCH ANYTHING, including using the phone, turning lights, computers, etc. on/off. Leave everything as it is.
    • Verbally notify others in close proximity that they should evacuate.
    • Under no circumstances should students, staff, or faculty touch a suspected bomb.
    • Do not use your cellphone (cellphones can serve as a radio trigger for some homemade bombs)
    • If in a room, evacuate the room and prevent others from entering.
    • Once evacuated to more than 500 feet away, contact Capital University Department of Public Safety.