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Hannibal Courier - Post - Hannibal, MO
  • Bomb threat leads to Monroe City high school evacuation

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  • With the safety of students first priority, the Monroe City R-1 School District evacuated the high school and locked down the middle and elementary schools Wednesday following the discovery of a bomb threat.
    In a news release issued later in the day, school officials report that a bomb threat was discovered approximately 10:20 a.m. Building personnel were alerted. Law enforcement officials were notified and arrived on the scene within two minutes. Fire and ambulance personnel also responded.
    Officials conducted a thorough search of the building, but no susicious or dangerous items were found.
    Arrangements were made to dismiss school at 1:30 p.m.
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