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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.

Cops are on the scene and advise people in the area to stay away at this time. Classes have been canceled.

As of 5.37 PM, TTU advise students to avoid the area as the suspicious device is placed in a containment pod.

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.

More to follow.