Bomb Threat at North Carolina Middle School: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Published:11:15 am EDT, February 20, 2014| Updated:11:40 am EDT, February 20, 2014|
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Broad Creek Middle School (Above, via JackieCCNT) in Newport, North Carolina has been evacuated following a report of a suspicious pacakge, reports TWC North Carolina.

Here's what you need to know:


1. Nobody Has Been Hurt

The school has been evacuated. There are no reports of any injures.


2. Cops Have a Suspect

After student noticed a suspicious package, school officials called police. A bomb dog alerted officers to a legitimate threat at the school, reports WCTI. A spokesperson for the school's district, Tabbie Nance, described the item as a "suspicious object."


3. The Students Have Been Brought to a Nearby High School

Parents can pick up there children from nearby Croatan High School from noon onwards, otherwise students will be taken home on their regular school buses, reports WNCT.


Parents who are picking up their children must have proper identification.


4. Bomb Squad Are on Scene

The bomb dog was from the Morehead City Police, a bomb disposal team are being deployed to the school.


5. The School Has Over 600 Students

The school has 625 students and serves grades 6-8.

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