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Gar-Field High School Evacuated After Bomb Threat

By Potomac Local News October 18, 2012 10:46 am

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UPDATED

12:30 p.m. 

Students at Gar-Field Senior High School are now allowed to reenter the building after written bomb threat found earlier today was deemed harmless.

Lunch will be served to students and information about today’s events will be sent home to parents, officials said.

10:45 a.m.

WOODBRIDGE, Va. – Gar-Field Senior High School in Woodbridge has been evacuated after officials were made aware of a bomb threat at the school.

Initial reports indicate police will close entrances to the school’s parking lot and students will be temporarily housed in the school’s outdoor football stadium.

School officials said the evacuation is precautionary and that all students are safe. Security guards, police, and staff are on hand to ensure the safety of students, said Prince William County schools spoekswoman Irene Cromer.

Parents are urged not to call or to go the school at this time. The school division has promised to update us as the day goes on.