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University of Arkansas – Rich Mountain Campus Evacuated

(MENA)  The University of Arkansas – Rich Mountain was closed after receiving a suspicious call on Tuesday morning.

Officials from the university notified Polk County Sheriff’s Department of the unspecified threat and UA – Rich Mountain Chancellor Dr. Phillip Wilson immediately closed the campus for the remainder of the day, in an abundance of caution.

The campus will reopen tomorrow under normal conditions.

All of the campus buildings were evacuated and searched by the Sheriff’s Department and also with assistance of the Mena Police Department.

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