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Handling a bomb threat
Response to Tuesday incidents costly to responding agencies, angers some, helps training
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Public safety officers and Langston Chapel Middle and Elementary School staff help direct parents who came to pick up their children after Tuesday's bomb threat.
The 12-year-old girl police say is responsible for at least two of three bomb threat phone calls that shut down four local schools Tuesday remains incarcerated at the Claxton Youth Detention Center, awaiting further court hearings. Four schools were closed Tuesday after the bomb threats and subsequent evacuations: William James Middle School on Highway 80 West, Langston Chapel Middle School and Langston Chapel Elementary School on Langston Chapel Road, and Mill Creek Elementary School on Highway 24. No call was received at Langston Chapel Elementary, but because it is adjacent to the middle school, it was evacuated as a precaution.
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