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BG schools threat deemed non-credible by police

In the email, school administrators explain that a caller left a voicemail for Bowling Green High School principal Dan Black claiming there was an explosive device in one of the schools.
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Published: Sep. 10, 2021 at 2:50 PM EDT|Updated: Sep. 10, 2021 at 2:52 PM EDT
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BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (WTVG) - Bowling Green police have deemed that a threatening voicemail left for the high school principal was not credible. Students at all five of Bowling Green’s school buildings were evacuated on Friday after the message was discovered.

In an email to parents, school administrators explained that a caller left a voicemail for Bowling Green High School principal Dan Black claiming there was an explosive device in one of the schools. As a result, the district chose to send all students home, starting with students in the high school, then middle school. Parents were also invited to pick up students at their discretion.

While awaiting evacuation, students were to be kept in a secure area outside the school buildings, according to the letter.

Today at 12:27 pm BG High School Principal, Dan Black, received a voicemail in his office from an unknown caller who...

Posted by Bowling Green City Schools, Ohio on Friday, September 10, 2021

Bowling Green Police identified the caller and charges are pending in the ongoing investigation.

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