Brookville High School in Campbell County, Virginia, has been evacuated due to a bomb threat.
A heavy police presence is currently responding to the scene to investigate. At this time, nothing has been found and no students or staff have been injured.
It is not known how the school received the bomb threat. An investigation by police is currently ongoing. The Campbell County Sheriff’s Office and the Virginia State Police are both investigating the reports of a bomb threat.
Authorities have asked parents not to come to the school at this time.
There is no further information available at this time.
BREAKING: Brookville High School in Campbell County has been evacuated due to a bomb threat.
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Brookville High School is a public high school that teaches grades 9 through 12 and has a current enrollment of just under 1000 students. The school is located at 100 Laxton Road in Lynchburg, Virginia.
The reports of an evacuation due to a bomb threat at Brookville High School in Campbell County, Virginia, is just the latest in a string of bomb threats, code reds, evacuations, and active shootings that have plagued our nation’s schools in recent years.
Just this morning, Batavia High School in Illinois was locked down due to reports of a man with a gun inside the school. While the incident turned out to be a false alarm, the report highlights that these type of situations have become common in the United States.
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