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Police Clear Northern High School After Bomb Threat Made Overnight

March 5th, 2020 by WCBC Radio

This morning, March 5, 2020, at 12:35 AM, Maryland State Police notified Garrett County Public Schools that a bomb threat against Northern High School had been reported to them. At that time GCPS emergency personnel were immediately deployed to the school to coordinate with law enforcement. The police K-9 units arrived to scan the high school to ensure the safety of all students and staff. At 5:30 AM the entire school was cleared. There is no need to adjust start times or bus schedules for today. There will be an increased police presence at Northern today and tomorrow.

Garrett County Public Schools is committed to the safety and education of all of our students. We will continue to clearly communicate with parents and the community about safety issues when they arise. We will provide updates throughout the day as more information becomes available.

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