Bomb scare at high school

By Betty Simpson | bsimpson@wcia.com

Published 04/28 2014 05:36PM

Updated 05/01 2014 03:57PM

LITCHFIELD -- Authorities are investigating a bomb threat to a Calhoun County high school. About 1 pm, Monday, the sheriff's department was notified a letter was found inside Calhoun County High School stating a bomb was in the building. Multiple law enforcement departments responded to the scene.

The building was evacuated. K-9 officers from the Secretary of State Police and State Capitol police were used in a thorough search of the building, but no devices were found. The investigation is being conducted by Illinois State Police.

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