New Jersey High School Evacuated Over Bomb Threat; Nothing Found - NBC New York

New Jersey High School Evacuated Over Bomb Threat; Nothing Found

Students were allowed back into the building around noon, when authorities determined there was not threat

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    A New Jersey high school was evacuated Tuesday morning because of a bomb threat, officials said. 

    Authorities cleared students, faculty and staff out of South Plainfield High School after receiving the threat at about 9:30 a.m., the school said in a statement posted to its website.

    Bomb-sniffing dogs were brought to the school to search for any signs of explosives, but police determined there was no threat in the school. Students were allowed back into the building at about noon.

    The school said that students were taken to two nearby schools, where they continued instruction on a modified schedule. Once they went back to South Plainfield High School, classes resumed a normal schedule.

    Students will be dismissed Tuesday afternoon on the school's normal schedule.

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