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Multiple New Brunswick Schools Are Being Evacuated For A Police Investigation

Students are being advised to stay in residence.

Multiple New Brunswick Schools Are Being Evacuated For A Police Investigation

Multiple New Brunswick schools are being evacuated due to an ongoing police investigation.

On Friday, September 10, Fredericton Police tweeted asking people to avoid the area around the University of New Brunswick as they look into "a file."

The University of New Brunswick's Fredericton, Saint John, and Moncton campuses were all evacuated while students in residence are being advised to stay where they are.

The Fredericton Campus of the New Brunswick Community College was also closed down and people were asked to evacuate.

St. Thomas University also asked people to leave the area and for students to remain in residence.

Further details are expected to be released by police.

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