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No device located after bomb threat prompts evacuation of Port Angeles High School

A bomb threat prompted the Port Angeles School District to close the high school campus Tuesday while police investigate.

PORT ANGELES, Wash. — No device was found during a search of Port Angeles High School following a bomb threat that prompted an evacuation Tuesday. 

Police determined there is no threat and students and staff can return to campus Wednesday, according to an email from the Port Angeles School District.

Tuesday morning, the district received information that indicated a bomb was placed in the high school. The school was evacuated and closed immediately.

The Port Angeles Police Department and Washington State Patrol Bomb Squad were called in to search the campus. 

"All threats to our school or students are taken seriously and investigated thoroughly," the district's email states. "The police department is now investigating the threat, and this is an open investigation. If you discover anything that can assist in this open investigation, please contact us immediately."

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