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Bomb Threat at Valparaiso HS Defused Without Incident

(Valparaiso, IN) - A bomb threat at Valparaiso High School this week sent students home early, but was found to be a hoax.


On Monday Valparaiso Police say they received a threat specifying a location where an explosive device had been placed in the school. Following a lockdown, students were sent home at around 10:45 a.m.


However, after a search by police and firefighters, no danger was found. Police continue to investigate the threat. If you have information regarding this incident or the subjects involved, please contact Detective Sgt. Mark LaMotte at 219-462-2135. Information can also be texted to TIP411 (847-411) and enter “Valpo” in the message field prior to sending the message. Please use the word “VHS” in the first line of your tip to identify which case you are providing information on.

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