Police searching Hempstead H.S. after bomb threat

Officials say the threat was made yesterday and parents were notified. (2/1/13)

HEMPSTEAD - Students at Hempstead High School are being greeted by police this morning after a bomb threat was made last night.

Officials say a Hempstead High School administrator alerted police yesterday about the threat that a bomb would go off today.

The district then started alerting parents with phone calls yesterday.

News 12 Long Island does not know the exact nature of the threat.

READ MORE: Long Island Top Stories

However, police will be searching the school this morning before it opens as a precaution.  

advertisement | advertise on News 12

advertisement | advertise on News 12