Ft. Knox officials investigate Friday elementary school bomb threat

Ft. Knox officials investigate Friday elementary school bomb threat

Ft. Knox officials investigate Friday elementary school bomb threat

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by C.J. Daniels

WHAS11.com

Posted on March 1, 2013 at 9:02 PM

FORT KNOX, Ky. (WHAS11) – Barsanti Elementary students were evacuated Friday morning after a report of an alleged bomb threat.

School officials say the incident caught their attention when a note was found in a child’s handwriting was found in the comment box.

According to the report, more than 500 students were evacuated and taken to a nearby facility for safety.

In a comment addressing the situation Ft. Campbell leadership said the safety of their families were paramount and these incidents will always be handled in an urgent and professional manner.

Parents were alerted of the incident and had the option of picking up their students.

A security sweep was conducted and was later determined the school was safe.

The incident is still under investigation.
 

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