Michigan State says it's received threats toward athletic events

EAST LANSING, MI – SEPTEMBER 23: A general view of Spartan Stadium during the game between the Notre Dame Fighting Irish and the Michigan State Spartans on September 23, 2017 in East Lansing, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Authorities say threats have been made against Michigan State sporting events.

According to Michigan State and East Lansing police the threats aren’t specific and per the Lansing State Journal, the departments are investigating the source and credibility of the threats. From a Michigan State statement:

Both police departments are working in conjunction with additional law enforcement agencies to investigate the origin and validity of the statements. The case remains an open and active investigation.

Citizens and members of the campus community are urged to remain vigilant of their surroundings and report any suspicious activity to law enforcement immediately.

Michigan State is at Michigan on Saturday. The next football home game is Oct. 21 vs. Indiana.

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