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Police investigate bomb threat at West Shamokin High School

State police are investigating a bomb threat Tuesday at West Shamokin High School.

The threat, which police said read “The Bomb will blow up 916/15 at 9:20 Die,” was written on a boys’ bathroom wall, state police said in a press release.

No evidence of a bomb was found. Police are still searching for a suspect.

Troopers searched the school with bomb-detecting dogs Tuesday afternoon and Wednesday morning before classes started.

Classes were in session Wednesday, according to school officials.

“We locked down the campus at night and we swept the campus (Wednesday) morning before school,” said West Shamokin High School Principal Stephen Shutters.

Anyone with information can call state police at 724-543-2011.

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