Texas A&M Reopens After Bomb Threat Forces Evacuations

Staff Report
The Associated Press

UPDATE: The Texas A&M Campus has been reopened to students. The following was posted on Texas A&M's website: "Campus is reopened. Uncleared buildings still closed. We're confident event venues are safe."


COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) - Texas A&M University officials say they have received a campus-wide bomb threat and are evacuating all students, faculty and staff.

The evacuation order was posted on the university's website Friday as a "Code Maroon" warning. It directs those on campus to evacuate by foot immediately and to not use a vehicle.

Texas A&M spokesman Lane Stephenson says the school received a call about the bomb threat at about 11:30 a.m. He didn't immediately have any other information about the threat.