Students of Gadsden Middle School were evacuated for approximately three hours Wednesday afternoon following a bomb threat.
Gadsden Police Captain Bobby Jackson, said that law enforcement personnel and school officials immediately moved to secure the school, and evacuated the students to a nearby facility for their safety.
A sweep of the school was conducted using bomb-sniffing dogs; an “all-clear” was issued a short time later.
Students were told not to return to school until Thursday morning.
The investigation into the matter continues.