SALT LAKE CITY

UPDATE: Police say no bomb found after threat and evacuation at East High School

Dec 9, 2022, 12:36 PM | Updated: Dec 12, 2022, 2:09 pm
Students at East High School were safely evacuated on Friday after police and the school district s...
School ended early for kids at Salt Lake City's East High School on Friday, after police said a bomb threat was called into the school. (Shara Park, KSL TV)
(Shara Park, KSL TV)

SALT LAKE CITY — Following a bomb threat and evacuation at East High School Friday afternoon,  Salt Lake City Police said there is no threat to the School.

 

KSL TV’s Frances Cooke spoke to an SLCSD school administrator who said the school would have buses available for students who usually take them at 1:30 p.m. Parents can also pick their children up at a church located at 1300 East 800 South.

The SLCPD said it has officers on the scene and is searching the school. 

 

In an email sent to parents, the SLCSD said that it was “highly likely” the bomb threat was a hoax, but that the school administration and school officers thought it would be safest to evacuate.

The SLCSD said that East High students are safe. The school is working with police.

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UPDATE: Police say no bomb found after threat and evacuation at East High School