Eastern York schools close early for bomb threat

WRIGHTSVILLE, Pa. (WHTM) – The Eastern York School District dismissing students early on Friday because of a bomb threat.

The district said a text message stating, “There is a bomb in the school” was sent to the anonymous Safe Schools hotline.

Because the name of the school wasn’t identified in the tip, all students and staff were evacuated. Students were then dismissed for the day while police searched the buildings.

The district said the buildings were found to be safe after an extensive search involving several police departments. Police are investigating leads to identify the suspect.

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