NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – A school was evacuated on Wednesday after police say there were reports of a bomb threat.
Around 12:47 p.m., a bomb threat was called into the main office of Heritage High School.
The high school and Huntington Middle School were evacuated. Administrators conducted a fire drill and all students and staff exited the building.
Students at the school told News 3’s Brian Hill that they were dismissed at 2:05 p.m.
Police and fire officials conducted a thorough sweep of the building and a device was not located. Students and staff are allowed back inside and the building will be open until 6 p.m., so students can get their belongings.
The investigation is ongoing and there is no further information to release at this time.
Stay with News 3 for updates.