UT Permian Basin building evacuated due to suspicious package - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

UT Permian Basin building evacuated due to suspicious package

ODESSA, TX (KCBD) -

The University of Texas of the Permian Basin in Odessa was evacuated Wednesday evening, after the University says a suspicious package was found in one of it's buildings.

The school's Facebook page says officials issued an emergency evacuation just before 6:00 p.m. for the Mesa Building and surrounding buildings. Currently, the student dorms have not been evacuated.

According to News West 9 in Midland, the package was a black briefcase. The Odessa Bomb Squad is on the scene.

We'll keep you updated on the very latest at kcbd.com.  

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