LUBBOCK, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Students, faculty and anyone else at Texas Tech University were ordered to evacuate the campus Thursday morning. Only problem was that it was a false alarm.

At around 11 a.m., an alert was sent out that read: “Texas Tech Police: Immediate evacuation of TTU campus is required. Evacuate all buildings, move off campus.”

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The tweet has since been deleted. There was no information on what kind of threat would have called for the alert.

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Later in the afternoon, Texas Tech tweeted: “Texas Tech Police: No need to evacuate the campus. Please disregard the previous TechAlert you may have received.”

There has been no official word on what caused the mistaken message to be sent out.

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Backlash ensued on Twitter with people asking for an explanation and that the message scared students and parents.