All-clear issued after bomb threat forces TSU campus to evacuate
HOUSTON – Texas Southern University was evacuated Wednesday after a threat was made against the campus, according to officials.
The all-clear was given around 4:30 p.m. and university officials said normal operations will resume on Thursday.
TSU Police Department has issued an “all clear” for the TSU campus. All evening classes remain cancelled. The University of Houston basketball game on campus for this evening will be played as schedule. TSU will have normal operations tomorrow, Thursday, Nov. 29. #TexasSouthern— Texas Southern University (@TexasSouthern) November 28, 2018
A Houston police Emergency Center call taker received the threat around 1:40 p.m. Police then requested the university to evacuate and all remaining classes for the day were canceled.
The University of Houston basketball team's game scheduled for Wednesday night will be played.
All TSU students, faculty and staff were urged to leave campus.
A Houston Emergency Center call taker received a bomb threat at approximately 1:40 pm that mentioned the @TexasSouthern University Campus. The information was relayed to TSU and they are the point of contact for information. HPD is assisting. #hounews https://t.co/jJMvBqnMuz— Houston Police (@houstonpolice) November 28, 2018
Dorms were also evacuated.
TSU is located in Houston's Third Ward, near the University of Houston and Yates High School.
All TSU students, faculty, and staff are urged to leave campus, including the dorm.— Texas Southern University (@TexasSouthern) November 28, 2018
Due to a threat received from Houston Police Department, classes at Texas Southern University are cancelled and campus is being evacuated.— Texas Southern University (@TexasSouthern) November 28, 2018
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