Highlands High School given the all-clear after threat

FORT THOMAS, Ky. -- Highlands High School in Fort Thomas was given the all-clear by police after students were evacuated Wednesday morning when a threat was called into the building.

The threat occurred at about 7:30 a.m. at the school located at 2400 Memorial Pkwy, according to Campbell County police.

Students were evacuated to Highlands Middle School and K-9 units helped officers to search the school grounds.

A device was not found and students have returned to their classes.

Message from the Highland High School website:

Alert: At 7am, the high school received voice message reporting bomb threat. The building was immediately cleared; students were moved to Highlands Middle School. Police are conducting thorough search. We anticipate an all clear message to re-enter the building by 8:30am. At that time, all classes will resume their schedule as normal.

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