Bomb threat: All clear at Indian River High School

DAGSBORO – Normal school routine resumed at Indian River High School late Monday morning after Delaware State Police deemed it safe following investigation of a bomb threat.

State police deemed the high school building safe and clear at about 11:20 a.m., according to Indian River School District spokesman David Maull.

The high school was evacuated following a bomb threat – one of several reported threats made to schools in Delaware. The threat was phoned in about 9:35 a.m.

“We evacuated the building immediately,” said Mr. Maull.

Students and staff were transported to John M. Clayton Elementary School – the former high school – located about a mile away in nearby Frankford.

Delaware State Police armed with K-9 units arrived and conducted a sweep of the high school located on Armory Road. Students and staff were brought back from Clayton Elementary for the rest of the school day, with regular lunch times and dismissal.

“Everything is safe; all the students and staff are safe,” said Mr. Maull.

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