UPDATE: Bomb threat called off, students allowed back inside
ROCHESTER, Minn. (FOX 47) -
UPDATE: Students and staff are now able to return to school following a bomb threat.
According to RPS, police have called off the bomb threat and students and staff are now allowed to enter the school. After executing a school sweep, RPD did not locate anything that would indicate the bomb threat was credible.
No one was hurt during the threat.
PREVIOUS STORY: Senior students are being moved to another Rochester school as rain moves into the area.
According to RPS, the seniors were staying outside as police continued to search the school. With rain coming into the area, the school is busing the seniors over to John Adams Middle School.
Police continue to search the school, assisted by the Rochester Police Department K9 Unit.
PREVIOUS STORY: A Rochester high school was evacuated after a report of a bomb threat.
According to an e-mail sent out by Rochester Public Schools, an anonymous bomb threat was called into the school Wednesday morning. The threat is causing the school to evacuate.
RPS is working with the Rochester Police Department on sweeping the school. RPS says all students and staff are safe.
We have a crew heading to the scene and will bring you more details as soon as they become available.
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