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Bomb Threat Closes Kyle Field and Surrounding Facilities

Update from A&M Code Maroon at 7:15 p.m.

All Clear. Kyle, Read, G. Rollie White, Neetum Steed and the Bright complex have been searched. No bomb found. Normal occupancy and activities may resume at 6 a.m.  Thursday. 

Update from A&M 2:30 p.m. Wednesday from emergency.tamu.edu

Stadium and adjacent parking lots (46, 48. 59, 62, and 69) are closed until further notice. For more information, please visit Transportation Services website

Approximately 700 people were evacuated today from Kyle Field, Reed Building, G. Rollie White, Neetum Steed, and the Bright Athletics complex. Texas A&M authorities continue to investigate the incident. The facilities will be closed for the remainder fo the day.

Authorities were notified of the threat at approximately 10:50 a.m. The threat was written on a wall of a non-academic facility (which was not identified by A&M).

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

All activities and events located at facilities not at Kyle Field, Reed Building, Neetum Steed, or the Bright Athletics Complex will go on as previously scheduled.

Original story:

A bomb threat Wednesday morning led to the evacuation of Kyle Field offices.

Employees and visitors were told at 11:35 a.m. to leave due to a bomb threat.

A&M issued a Code Maroon alert at 12:25 p.m. declaring the stadium and adjacent buildings would be closed the remainder of the day.

In addition to Kyle, the other buildings evacuated and closed are Read, G. Rollie White, The Zone Club, W Kyle, Bright Athletics and Netum Steed.

A&M Police is investigating.

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Posted by on Feb 20 2013. Filed under Featured Stories, News.

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