Huntsville Jr. High evacuated after bomb threat

School district officials said they were treating the threat as if it were credible.

Posted: Mar. 7, 2018 11:29 AM
Updated: Mar. 7, 2018 1:55 PM

Huntsville Junior High School was evacuated Wednesday morning after a threat was made against the school.

Huntsville City Schools spokesman Keith Ward said around 11 a.m. the district evacuated the school because of a bomb threat. Ward said he did not know how the message was received, but it was being treated as a credible threat.

Huntsville police said the threat was made by phone by what sounded like a juvenile.

Students were back in the building by 11:30 a.m.

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