BOULDER COUNTY, Colo. - The Boulder County bomb squad was called to Platt Middle School Thursday after a bomb-threat note was found in a boys' bathroom, but authorities said no device was found.
School staff called the Boulder County Sheriff's Office at 10:20 a.m. to report that a teacher had found a note in one of the boys' bathrooms. The note indicated there was a bomb in the school office area, sheriff's Cmdr. Heidi Prentup said in a news release.
Bomb squad members, deputies along with school staff and Boulder Valley School District security staff did a sweep of the office area, but didn't find any suspicious items, Prentup said.
Students were not evacuated, because the threat note stated the bomb was in the school office, Prentup said. However, the office was evacuated until searchers determined there was no device there.
The incident remains under investigation.
Anyone who has information about the bomb threat or whoever did this crime is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). You can also provide information through www.nococrimestoppers.com.
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