Bomb Threat Cancels Classes at Bentonville High School

Published 04/01 2014 12:23PM

Updated 04/01 2014 12:34PM

BENTONVILLE, AR (KNWA) - A bomb threat has canceled classes at Bentonville High School.

School administrators say students were released after the threat was found written on a wall.  

According to the district, the threat was written in a boys restroom and stated that a bomb was in the school somewhere.

Police and the Bentonville Bomb Squad were called in to investigate.

Students were evacuated to the gym and sent home at 12:15, with buses picking them up the Tiger Athletic Complex. 

Students who drive themselves to school were allowed to return home immediately.

Parents reported the students were moved to the gym after an alarm sounded at the school.

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