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Bomb threat evacuates Sturgeon school


A Sturgeon school building was evacuated Friday because of a bomb threat school officials say.

Sturgeon R-V Superintendent Geoff Neill said in a news release, a staff member found the threat written in a bathroom inside the district's K-8 building. School officials say the district went into its "crisis protocol."

School officials notified the Sturgeon Police Department and the Boone County Sheriff's Department.

Neill said authorities used K-9 units to check the building and determined it was safe to reenter.

The release did not say if items related to the threat were found.

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Matt Ragsdale

Matt Ragsdale is a broadcast and digital producer at ABC 17 News.


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