Texas A&M Health Science Center closed due to suspicious package call – Reuters

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A noon Wednesday call to Texas A&M Police (UPD) reporting a suspicious package in a laboratory on the second floor of a Health Sciences Center (HSC) building led to an evacuation and inspection of all four HSC buildings.

UPD Lt. Bobby Richardson said the go-ahead was given at 4:50 p.m.

Other agencies that responded to the HSC include College Station and Caldwell Police and Burleson and Robertson County Sheriff’s Offices.

Click below for comments from Bobby Richardson, visiting with WTAW’s Bill Oliver:

Texas A&M Police Statement:

At 12:08 p.m. today, Texas A&M Police received a 911 call.

The caller said there was a suspicious device in a lab on the second floor of the Health Sciences Center.

A Health Sciences Center alert was sent to inform people in the complex that the Health Sciences Center was closed for the rest of the day.

Transportation services have increased their bus routes to the resort to help evacuate the resort.

Police and K9s are still searching the buildings in the complex.

Original story:

Texas A&M Police reports the Health Sciences Center and associated medical offices along Highway 47 west of Bryan are closed for the rest of the day due to a suspicious package call. .

The call arrived at 9-1-1 shortly after noon.

K-9 officers from the university and College Station Police are on the scene, along with the College Station Police Department bomb squad.

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