Bomb Threat Evacuates Students in New Prague

Posted at: 03/21/2013 11:01 AM

NEW PRAGUE, Minn. (AP) - Students who returned to school in New Prague following a fake call about a shooting have been evacuated again because of a bomb threat.

The school district's website says middle school students were sent to the ice arena after the threat was made Thursday morning, just a day after someone called 911 to report a shooter on campus with an assault rifle. Authorities determined that call was a hoax, but not before hundreds of students were locked in their classrooms while dozens of law enforcement officers searched the multi-building campus. A 12-year-old boy was arrested.
The school district says students returned to class Thursday after police gave the OK.
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3/21/2013 10:40:33 AM (GMT -5:00)