Nandua High School evacuated after bomb threat

( -- Police are investigating a bomb threat made Wednesday against Nandua High School in Accomack County.

The school received a bomb threat at 10:18 a.m. Wednesday, and it was immediately evacuated, following protocol established in Accomack County Public Schools' crisis management plan.

The Accomack County Sheriff's Office called for assistance from a K-9 unit from Worcester County and from the Wicomico County Sheriff's Department.

“The safety of our students is our No. 1 priority," said Warren C. Holland, Accomack County Public Schools superintendent.

"I would like to thank all of our personnel, the Accomack County Sheriff’s Department, and the Worcester County K-9 Unit and the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Department for their quick and responsive action to ensure the safety of all students,” Holland said in a news release.

The all-clear for students and staff to re-enter the school was given by police at 12:15 p.m.

Police found no bomb in the school and all students were accounted for, according to the release.

The Accomack County Sheriff’s Department is continuing to investigate the incident.


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