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Deputies: No explosive device found at Beaufort Co. high school

Beaufort County deputies and a K-9 unit responded to Battery Creek High School after staff...
Beaufort County deputies and a K-9 unit responded to Battery Creek High School after staff members received a bomb threat Wednesday afternoon.(Live 5/File)
Published: Apr. 27, 2022 at 1:31 PM EDT|Updated: Apr. 27, 2022 at 3:30 PM EDT
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BEAUFORT COUNTY, S.C. (WCSC) - The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office says no explosive device was found after a bomb threat forced a schoolwide evacuation at a high school.

Deputies say staff members at Battery Creek High School received a bomb threat at around noon on Wednesday.

Students and staff evacuated the school and are safe, the sheriff’s office said in a release.

Investigators then searched the school till about 3:00 p.m., but no explosive device was found.

The sheriff’s office says they are trying to identify who made the threat.

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