Evacuation over bomb threat lifted at Wantagh High School and Wantagh Middle School

Police were on site conducting an investigation. (5/1/14)

WANTAGH - Students were let back into Wantagh High School and Wantagh Middle School earlier this afternoon after both were evacuated because of a bomb threat.

Police say a bomb threat, saying "Blowing up the skool [sic] today. It's no joke I've had enough," was found written on the wall inside a boys’ bathroom in the high school. Both schools were evacuated at around 9:30 a.m.

Students and staff were taken to Forest Lake Elementary School and St. Francis Church while police did a thorough search of both schools. An automated message was sent to parents informing them about the threat.

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An extensive search by police turned up nothing suspicious. Everyone was let back into the schools just after 1 p.m.

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