Bomb threat made against downtown hotel

Police: Caller said bomb would detonate near Hotel Icon

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HOUSTON - A downtown Houston hotel was evacuated Tuesday because of a bomb threat.

Houston police said the threat was made against Hotel Icon, 220 Main Street near Congress, shortly before 4 p.m.

Investigators said the caller stated that a bomb was planted in the area and would go off in 20 minutes.

No explosions were reported.

Police said they were working to determine who made the threat.

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