Sul Ross State University's campus cleared after bomb threat
Sul Ross State University was cleared of a threat after going into lockdown Thursday morning when a bomb threat was made towards the campus.
The lockdown went into effect shortly after a
Students in classes and dorms were then evacuated.
"I didn't think much of it, I thought it was just messing around, but after I started getting calls from the school itself I knew it was pretty serious," said Lou De La Cruz, a Sul Ross State University student.
"Right now I have nowhere else to go, I'm just wandering the streets of Alpine right now, just trying to find more information"
According to Brewster County Sheriff Ronny Dodson bomb threats were also made towards the Big Bend Regional Medical Center and a Marathon hotel.
The FBI has been asked to assist with the investigation.
Dogs were flown in from Austin to help search for any bombs that may be on campus.
The campus was cleared shorty after 6 p.m. Thursday.