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Texas Campus Evacuated After Bomb Threat On First Day of School

WICHITA FALLS (CBSDFW.COM) — Frightening moments at Wichita Falls High School after a bomb threat was called in on the very first day of school -- August 12.

According to police in the city it was around 2:40 p.m. -- just before the bell rang to release students for the day -- when a call was received reporting a bomb left in a backpack. The entire campus was evacuated, with no injuries reported.

Attention WFHS Parents: At approximately 2:45, the WFHS administration received a phone call about a bomb in a student'...

Posted by Wichita Falls ISD on Thursday, August 12, 2021

In addition to Wichita Falls Fire and Police, the Denton Police Department Bomb Squad and a team from Sheppard Air Force Base all responded to the school, but no bombs were found.

Wichita Falls police say the case is under investigation and they continue their search for the person who made the terroristic threat.

Anyone who knows the identity of the caller or has information about the bomb threat is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 940-322-9888. A reward of up to $500 is being offered.

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