Harrisburg High dismisses early after bomb threat

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – Students at Harrisburg High School were dismissed early at 11:45 a.m. on Monday because of a bomb threat.

Police officers checked the John Harris Campus with bomb-sniffing dogs.

All staff members were relocated to the Lincoln Administration building until the building was cleared.

Spokeswoman Kirsten Keys issued the following statement Monday evening:

After a thorough search by law enforcement officers and bomb-sniffing dogs, Harrisburg High School, John Harris Campus was cleared and deemed safe from today’s bomb threat. District safety and security staff are working with police to identify the person(s) responsible for making the threat. Parents and guardians were notified via the District’s School Messenger Notification System. All classes will resume tomorrow at their regularly scheduled time.

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