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Downtown Austin Courts Evacuated After Threats At UT And Texas State

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Sarah Jasmine Montgomery for KUT
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Both the Austin Municipal Court and the Community Court buildings downtown were evacuated this morning after a bomb threat. The evacuations came after threats at UT Austin and Texas State University. 

Campus police at Texas State say the incidents are "identical, non-specific [and] unverified," but that they are cooperating with the Austin Police Department.

In Austin, APD says investigators swept both buildings this morning and found nothing.

A city spokesperson confirmed the evacuation to KUT, but could not comment further.

The evacuations come after a similar threat and evacuation at UT Austin's Main Building earlier this morning. The UT Police Department cleared that building and let staff re-enter the building shortly before 8:30 a.m.

This story has been updated.