University of Akron rec center closed for night after suspicious package scare

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AKRON, Ohio — A handful of buildings on the University of Akron’s campus were closed until Sunday morning after a suspicious package scare.

According to the University of Akron Police Department, a call was made about a suspicious package being found inside the recreation center.

After the building was evacuated and searched, nothing unusual was found.

However, the recreation center, field house and natatorium were to remain closed through Sunday morning.