Texas Tech bomb threat: Campus buildings evacuated
Cops advise students to stay away from Talkington Hall
A bomb threat at Texas Tech has been reported and campus buildings have been evacuated.
An emergency alert from Texas Tech says campus police are investigating a suspicious package around Talkington Hall Parking.
— Mari Salazar (@MariSalazarKLBK) November 20, 2017
Cops are on the scene and advise people in the area to stay away at this time. Classes have been canceled.
TechAlert: Suspicious device placed in containment pod, removed from campus. Area is continuing to be searched. Continue to avoid the area.
— Texas Tech (@TexasTech) November 20, 2017
As of 5.37 PM, TTU advise students to avoid the area as the suspicious device is placed in a containment pod.
— Avery Travis (@averytravistv) November 20, 2017
Update: Lubbock Police confirm a pipe bomb at the Happy State bank near 19th and Quaker, although it is still unclear if it is linked to the Texas Tech package.
— Jon Hansen (@JonHansenKLBK) November 20, 2017
More to follow.