WESTMINSTER, Md. (WJZ) — The Carroll County Sheriff’s Office evacuated Westminster High School Thursday  after the school received a bomb threat.

Sheriff’s deputies responded to the school around 12:10 p.m. after a suspicious note was found in a classroom.

Due to the nature of the note, school officials evacuated the building.

A sheriff’s investigation shutdown roads leading to the school. K-9 teams checked the school, but no threat was detected.

Students and staff were brought back inside the school around 1:45 p.m.

Around 2:27 p.m., the sheriff’s office said students were released for afternoon dismissal.

Anyone with additional information is asked to contact Detective Simmons at 410-386-2900 or the Anonymous TIPS Hotline at 1-888-399-TIPP.

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