Texas Tech University Gives All-Clear After Monday Afternoon’s Bomb Threat [UPDATE]
Update #4: Texas Tech University has given the all-clear after Monday's bomb threat on campus.
Update #3: Texas Tech University has confirmed that the suspicious package in question is a device that's attached to a vehicle near Talkington Hall. Authorities continue to ask people to avoid this area.
Update #2: The bomb squad is on Texas Tech's campus to investigate the suspicious package discovered near Talkington Hall. The school continues to ask people to avoid the area.
Update: According to KCBD, the situation is now being treated as a bomb threat. A phone call from Texas Tech has asked for all buildings on campus to be evacuated.
Original Story: Monday afternoon (Nov 20), an emergency alert went out regarding a suspicious package discovered at the Texas Tech campus in Lubbock, Texas.
According to the school, officers with the Texas Tech University Police Department are investigating a package that was discovered near Talkington Hall's parking lot. The school is asking everybody to avoid that area as officer continue their investigation.
The alert from TTU Emergency Alert reads:
This is an emergency notification from Texas Tech University. Texas Tech police are investigating a suspicious package in the area of Talkington Hall Parking. Please avoid the area at this time. Updates will be provided as available.
We'll update this story with more information as it becomes available.