LITTLE ROCK (KATV) — Update 3 p.m.:
The North Little Rock Police Department is reporting that a search of Shorter College following a bomb threat has been completed and no explosive devices were found.
Police said the scene had been cleared and surrounding roadways have reopened to pedestrian and vehicular traffic.
The investigation into this threat continues.
First responders with the North Little Rock Police Department, along with area fire departments, are investigating a report of a "possible incendiary device" on the campus of Shorter College Thursday, the NLRPD tweeted.
The NLRPD are responding to the scene with assistance from the North Little Rock Fire Department, Little Rock Fire Department Bomb Squad, and Metropolitan Emergency Medical Services after a bomb was reported.
Police ask for the public to avoid this area due to road closures.
This incident is just the latest in a string of historically Black colleges being the targets of bomb threats.
Both Philander Smith College and Arkansas Baptist College received threats at the start of Black History Month in February 2022.