Police investigate frightening social media threat made towards University of NSW

The University of New South Wales is liasing with anti-terrorism officers following a frightening security threat.

University of New South Wales says it has been made aware of a threat to staff and students at the Kensington campus in Sydney.

“UNSW has been made aware of a threat to the safety of staff and students on the Kensington campus,” a statement posted on the university’s Facebook page said.


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“We are treating this incident seriously and have been liaising with the NSW Police through the anti-terrorism and security group and Local Area Command.”

“Police are advising this is a general, not a specific or direct threat.”

The frightening threat was posted by an anonymous user on 4chan on Sunday.

“I finally managed to get a handgun. Australians, if you study at UNSW don’t go in tomorrow.”

Police will be at the University throughout the day.

Anyone with information that may assist police should contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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Posted by UNSW (The University of New South Wales) on Sunday, October 11, 2015

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