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No danger found at Hernando school following bomb threat

HERNANDO COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) - A Hernando County high school was evacuated and a nearby road closed while authorities responded to a bomb threat Tuesday morning.

Students and staff at Central High School in Brooksville were evacuated to West Hernando Middle School after the bomb threat was received.

Hernando County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to the scene and searched for any suspicious items. Teachers helped deputies with a second search at the school.

Deputies blocked the Ken Austin Parkway to all traffic while they conducted their investigation.

Around 11:30 a.m., the sheriff's office announced they did not find anything suspicious at the school and students were allowed to return to the school.

Hernando County Sheriff Al Nienhuis said he believes the threat could be related to a bomb threat made on Monday which turned out to be a hoax. Sheriff Nienhuis said detectives have good leads in the investigation.

Central High School is located at 14075 Ken Austin Parkway.  


 


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