The Ohio State University Police Division issued an alert on Wednesday about a threat posted on a role player game site that refers to a possible threat to the campus.
According to campus police, a threat that referenced an OSU cafeteria was posted on the site.
OSU police said at a news conference at 2:30 p.m. that they determined the threat was against the campus after talking to a chat room moderator.
Police said that they were taking the threat seriously and had extra police and security presence on campus and at dining facilities.
At the news conference, police said they thought they were “past the window of concern” but they will keep increased security around campus for the time being.
Anyone with information is asked to call campus police at 614-292-2121.
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