BOSTON (WHDH) - Northeastern University students said they’re concerned after an alleged bomb threat that prompted police to issue a shelter-in-place warning late Thursday night.

The university’s police department said at 10:40 p.m. that police activity was underway at the Curry Student Center. In an NU Alert at the time, the campus community was asked to avoid the area and to take shelter as emergency personnel responded.

According to the Boston Police Department, an alleged bomb threat had been reported in the evening, and a bomb squad was on the scene in the area of 346 Huntington Ave.

Campus police said in an update at 11:17 p.m. that the shelter-in-place warning had been lifted, but that students and staff were still asked to avoid the student center, as well as Snell Quad.

This incident comes just a week after a box blew up on campus that is being investigated as a possible hoax and students said they’re concerned.

“It’s definitely like a coincidence that it’s happened twice so far, which is kind of interesting and I wish Northeastern told us more about what was going on,” said one student.

“We honestly find things out with the news so whatever people see on the news, we find out around the same time,” said another student. “If anything, we don’t get as much information sometimes.”

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