Arrest made in bomb threat at Texas A&M

Published On: Feb 22 2013 10:00:33 AM CST   Updated On: Feb 22 2013 06:07:14 PM CST

Feb. 22, 2013: The all-clear is given at Texas A&M after a bomb threat was made. Keith Garvin reports.


A man has been accused of making a bomb threat at Texas A&M University on Friday.

University police said Michael Francis Thomas, 43, has been charged with making a terroristic threat.

University officials said Thomas made the threat was made against the Clayton Williams Alumni Center about 9:30 a.m.

About 100 people were inside the building and evacuated safely, officials said.

The building was searched and nothing was found, university officials said. Shortly after 11 a.m., the alert was canceled.

This is the second Code Maroon to be issued this week. On Wednesday, an alert was issued after a bomb threat was made against Kyle Field. The stadium and several nearby buildings were evacuated, but officials did not find a bomb.

Police said Thomas is a suspect in the Kyle Field threat, too.


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