Evacuated Pigeon Forge Junior High students, staff return to school
All students were under supervision at Pigeon Forge High School at 11:00 a.m.
PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (WVLT) - Pigeon Forge Junior High officials evacuated students and staff Tuesday after they found a note referencing a bomb in a bathroom, according to Principal Danny Rucker said.
At approximately 10:00 a.m., administrators learned about a note written on a bathroom wall that referenced a bomb, a release stated.
The school resource officer and Pigeon Forge Police Department officials evacuated students and staff to a safe location while a search was conducted.
At 11:10 a.m., students and staff returned to the building as the campus was cleared by law enforcement, according to Sevier County Schools spokesperson Tony Ogle.
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