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All students safe after Port Clinton HS bomb threat hoax

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Authorities in Port Clinton searched the high school Tuesday morning after police say someone called in a bomb threat. 

The district says it evacuated students from the building as a precaution, and all traffic was blocked on high school and middle school properties during the search.

A detective with Port Clinton police department says someone called 911 from a disconnected number.  The person told police someone was going to bring a bomb to Port Clinton High School.

Late Tuesday morning, a district spokesperson said the threat appeared to be a prank.  Police found nothing during their precautionary search.  Other buildings resumed normal operations.

The district tells 13abc students were taken to a safe, off-campus location during the search but have now returned to the school.

Port Clinton Police say a convenience store was robbed shortly after the bomb threat was made, and they released surveillance pictures of the robbery, saying, while there is no evidence linking the two incidents, they have not ruled out the possibility that they are connected.

If you have any information about the bomb threat or the robbery, you're asked to contact Detective Sergeant Corbin Carpenter at 419-734-3121.

 

 

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