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Jersey Shore High School bomb threat deemed ‘not dangerous’

The Tiadaghton Valley Regional Police received a call about a bomb threat to the Jersey Shore High School around 10:45 a.m. on Friday morning. The threat allegedly came from social media sources around the 9:15 a.m. according to Police Chief Nathan Deremer.

Deremer added that the threat “indicated that the school was going to be blown up in one hour.”

Students and staff at the school were evacuated to an off-campus location to remain safe according to Dr. Jill T. Wenrich, superintendent.

“We take precautionary measures,” she said.

She did not comment further as the investigation is still ongoing. There is a person of interest according to Deremer.

After evacuation state police brought in bomb dogs and informed Tiadaghton Police that there were no bombs found in the school and the threat was unfounded. It was deemed not dangerous according to Deremer, and the district handled all dismissals of students at their safe location until further notice of evidence.