Police Respond To A Bomb Threat At Rigby High School
(RIGBY, ID) – Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office called in officers from various East Idaho jurisdictions Friday to reports of “people with weapons, and pipe bombs on campus”. All responding to Rigby High School after a call was made around 1:15 p.m. to the school’s counseling office. Sheriff Blair Olsen says the school immediately went on lockdown, and Deputies and other law enforcement officers secured the perimeter of the building. Once that was done, the evacuation of all 800-students took around 10-minutes. They were transported to Rigby Junior High where their parents were notified. Idaho Falls bomb dog was brought in to do a sweep of the High School. After a two hour investigation, nothing suspicious was found. No suspects have been announced at this time as officials continue to investigate.
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