Bomb threat evacuates school

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W.S. Hornsby Elementary School was evacuated this morning after a man called Rich­mond County schools’ public safety and threatened to blow up the school.

Richmond County sheriff’s deputies responded about 9 a.m. and checked the school with the district’s public safety officers and the school principal.

No suspicious packages or devices were found, according to a Richmond County incident report. After the building was cleared, students and staff were allowed back into the school.

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