A&M campus clear after bomb threat

A&M campus clear after bomb threat

A&M campus clear after bomb threat

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by KVUE.com and KHOU.com

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Posted on February 20, 2013 at 1:56 PM

Updated Thursday, Feb 21 at 10:31 AM

COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- Things were back to normal on the Texas A&M campus Thursday morning after a bomb threat Wednesday shut things down.

A Code Maroon emergency alert was issued on the campus of Texas A&M early Wednesday afternoon, a tweet from the school said.

"Code Maroon Bomb threat investigation at Kyle. Stadium and adjacent bldgs will be closed for remainder of day," read the tweet from ‏@TAMUCodeMaroon at 12:29 p.m.

Around 7:10 p.m., Texas A&M tweeted that the school was all clear. Normal activities were scheduled to resume at 6 a.m. Thursday.

According to the university, about 700 people were evacuated Wednesday during the investigation.

The university says authorities were notified about the threat around 10:50 a.m. The threat was written on a wall of a non-academic facility on campus.

Federal agencies were contacted to aid in the on-going investigation.

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