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Bomb Threat Causes Evacuation of Miami-Area High School

Bomb threat
Posted at 4:47 AM, Feb 03, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-03 04:47:00-05

PINECREST, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a Miami-area private school was evacuated, and all activities at the campus were canceled following a bomb threat.

The Miami Herald (https://goo.gl/pygnFJ ) reports that Gulliver Preparatory School received the threat around 11 a.m. Thursday, and head of schools Frank Steel announced the Pinecrest campus was safe by 3:30 p.m. Normal operations will resume Friday.

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue and Pinecrest police responded to the high school, while students were bused about 3 miles away to one of the school's other campuses. Officials say canine units from Florida International University police and the University of Miami police swept the school.

Authorities haven't identified the source of the threat or if any arrests were likely.

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Information from: The Miami Herald, http://www.herald.com

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