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Bomb threat at Haven

Evanston/Skokie School District 65 officials say Haven Middle School is being evacuated while police investigate a reported bomb threat at the school.

A message on the district website asks parents to not go to the school and says information about dismissal locations and procedures will be announced later.

Update 2:22 p.m.:

Haven students have been moved to Kingsley Elementary School a short distance away from Haven.

Police Commander Tom Guenther says the bomb threat was received by school officials in a telephone call this morning.

Police dogs are being used to search the school building

Update 2:28 p.m.:

Search completed. Apparently no bomb found. Emergency vehicles are leaving the school.

Update 2:55 p.m.:

District website says officials have given the "all clear" and students are returning to the school for regular dismissal.

 

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