Students in Washington state town evacuated over threat
Authorities evacuated 900 students from schools in Cle Elum, Washington, and shut down a highway after a bomb threat was found on a high school computer.
CLE ELUM, Wash. (Reuters) February 28, 2012 -- Authorities evacuated 900 students from a three-school compound in Cle Elum, Washington, and shut down a highway February 28 after a bomb threat was found on a computer at the high school.
Police used bomb dogs to search the high school, middle-school, and elementary school but found no explosives, officials said.
The three schools are located in a single complex along state route 903, which was shut down for several hours by the Washington State Patrol between Cle Elum and Roslyn.
Source: DHS Daily Report, March 1, 2012