Students stand outside after being evacuated from Summit View Middle School Tuesday when a bomb threat was investigated. It was unfounded. A second threat was called in Thursday.
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Threat cleared at Summit View Middle School in N.Ky.

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INDEPENDENCE, Ky. - Police investigated another report of a threat at a Northern Kentucky middle school Tuesday.

The campus of Summit View Middle School was evacuated after a threat was made Tuesday afternoon.

Authorities have cleared the scene and students were let back into the building. There are no reports of injury.

This was the second threat investigated at a Northern Kentucky school Tuesday.


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An earlier threat was looked into at Woodland Middle School in Taylor Mill that was cleared after several hours.

At Woodland Middle School, Taylor Mill Police Chief Steve Knauf said a school resource officer got a handwritten note saying a bomb was in a locker.

Deputy Superintendent Barb Martin said the note was found in a bathroom. Martin said the school followed emergency procedures, called police and evacuated the students.

Knauf said the school was evacuated and a K-9 unit from the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport Police was called in the sweep the school.

Police said nothing was found in the search.

Once the sweep was finished, students were allowed back in the building.

Martin said the school will investigate the note and discipline any students who may be responsible.

Knauf said the department is on a heightened alert after the bombing attack in Boston.

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