UW-La Crosse Buildings Evacuated Due To Suspicious Package

University Police Ask Public To Come Forward If They Have Information


Update: As of 8 p.m., police have removed the suitcase and have issued an all-clear.

Several buildings have been evacuated on the Univeristy of LaCrosse Campus because of a suspicious package.

Campus police sent out an alert around 3:30 Tuesday afternoon announcing they’d blocked off part of campus after the package was discovered. The item appears to be a black suitcase sitting on a park bench outside one of the residence halls.

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So far the campus has evacuated four residence halls, a dining hall, the campus recreation center and a child care center. They’re asking that anyone with information about suspicious packages contact the university police.