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Hazmat team responds to ricin report at Creighton campus

Posted at 10:32 AM, Jan 15, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-15 11:41:23-05

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — Creighton students are back on campus after a late-night ricin scare.

The university tweeted that people at Davis Square were evacuated after reports about a student producing ricin in one of the rooms.

Hazmat teams were called around 9:15 p.m. and sealed off the apartment and the Creighton University Medical Center campus location, where a person was taken for treatment.

No word yet on that person's condition.

Firefighters turned the scene over to police around 12:40 a.m. Friday.

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