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Oregon State University warns students to ‘avoid all robots,’ amid bomb threat with Starship delivery robots

Oregon State University is warning students to “avoid all robots” and to “not open” any food delivery robots due to an ongoing bomb threat on the campus.

On Tuesday afternoon, Oregon State University (OSU) issued an alert to students at the Corvallis, Oregon, university that there was a bomb threat related to the Starship food delivery robots.

Starship robot

Oregon State University told students to avoid Starship food delivery robots due to a bomb threat. (Starship Technologies)

OSU advised people not open the robots and to avoid them “until further notice.”

At 5 p.m. Tuesday evening, OSU reported that the emergency was resolved. The college did not provide details about the bomb, but said that “robot inspection continues in a safe location.”

At 6 p.m. Starship said in an X post that the robots are expected to back in service this evening.

Sarah Rumpf-Whitten is a breaking news writer for Fox News Digital and Fox Business. 

She is a native of Massachusetts and is based in Orlando, Florida.

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