UPDATED (with Video): University of St. Thomas Evacuated After Bomb Threats; No Bombs Found

UPDATE: An HPD officer on the scene told reporters that it was more than likely "a hoax." Video from St. Thomas HPD press conference after the jump.

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The University of St. Thomas was evacuated this morning after receiving two bomb threats, but Houston police have not found any bombs.

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HPD spokesman John Cannon said the first threat was made around 7:30 a.m., with "an insinuation that a device was going to be found initially in the library of the campus." After the bomb squad arrived on the scene, the campus received another threat, he said.

A bomb-sniffing dog did not pick up any scent in the library. We'll have more soon.

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