HOUSTON (CBS Houston) Texas A&M University police are investigating a campus-wide bomb threat that was made for Friday. University officials issued a “Code Maroon”.
According to reports, the the written threat was discovered Thursday morning in the bathroom of a campus building.
Authorities stated that the credibility of the threat was questionable and the university’s campus will remain open.
Although all classes and campus activities are expected to be held as scheduled, heightened and unspecified security measures have been implemented to ensure the safety of students, faculty, staff and others. Local, state and federal agencies were made aware of the treat.
Texas law prohibits the act of making terrorism threats; terrorism threats are considered third degree felonies and are punishable up to ten years in prison and/or a $10,000 fine.
Campus officials encourage the campus community to remain vigilant. Click here for more information.