02/20/2013 02:03 pm ET Updated Feb 21, 2013

Texas A&M University Bomb Threat Prompts Evacuation


Buildings at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas, were ordered evacuated by administrators in response to a bomb threat Wednesday afternoon.

The university alerted students electronically to the threat at 12:25 p.m. See the text of the alert below.

Kyle Field is currently being searched due to a bomb threat issued against the facility. Kyle Field, Reed Building, G. Rollie White, Neetum Steed, and the Bright Athletics complex have been evacuated and the buildings will be closed for the remainder of the day.

Kyle Field hosts the university's football games and has a maximum capacity of 82,589.

Texas A&M is the sixth-largest university in the world with approximately 50,000 enrolled students.