Authorities are continuing to investigate a suspicious package that was found near the nuclear reactor on campus this afternoon. Members of the Missouri State Highway Patrol Explosives Disposal Unit are on the scene tonight and investigating.
At about 3:45 p.m. today, Missouri S&T University Police responded to a report of a suspicious package at the doorway of the reactor. Buildings in the surrounding area were evacuated, and law enforcement secured the area. The investigation is continuing, and updates will be posted here as more information becomes available.