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Chicago area school evacuated for 2nd day in a row due to false bomb threat

CHICAGO (CBS)-- Red Oak Elementary School in north suburban Highland Park was evacuated for the second day in a row due to a bomb threat that ended up being false.

North Shore School District 112 said students and staff at the school were relocated to a safe space after the school received a bomb threat Friday morning, and parents would be sent information about pick-up and dismissal.

Students and staff at neighboring Sherwood Elementary were remaining inside on Friday as a precaution. All other District 112 schools were operating normally.

Police said a search of the building on Friday turned up no credible threat.

Red Oak was evacuated Thursday morning and students were safely relocated to Sherwood Elementary School, after a call of a bomb threat that also was later determined to be false.

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