The John Jay High School in Brooklyn, New York, has been evacuated due to a bomb threat. Follow here for the full-story and all important updates.
What Is Happening?
The John Jay High School in Brooklyn, New York has been evacuated following a bomb threat made in the school. The NYPD Bomb Squad is currently on the scene investigating.
Police and firefighters arrived at the high school around 12:20 P.M. EST on Thursday. Reportedly, a student in the Millennium High School, located on the John Jay Educational Facility campus, received a call from someone who said there was a bomb at the school. The school was immediately evacuated and the surrounding streets were blocked off. Bomb squads are currently sweeping the campus.
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“The threat is being investigated, just to be on the cautious side,” a police spokesperson told Patch.com.
John Jay High School
John Jay High School’s main building was constructed in 1902. It is located at 237 Seventh Avenue between 4th and 5th Streets in the Park Slope neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York City.
The actual John Jay High School was closed in 2004 due to poor student performance. The John Jay Educational Campus now houses the Secondary School for Law, the Secondary School for Journalism, Park Slope Collegiate and Millennium Brooklyn High School.
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