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Mankato Students Back In Class After Bomb Threat

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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Students at East High in Mankato, Minn. were evacuated briefly after a bomb threat was found on the floor of one of the school’s restrooms. The students have since returned to class.

Officials say the students were evacuated around 9:50 a.m. Monday to ensure safety. They returned to their classrooms at 12:40 p.m.

All East High students were sent to Hosanna, ninth grade and life skills students to Kennedy and East Junior High students were sent to Hilltop Methodist.

Officials say they found a bomb threat note on the bathroom floor in the high school. Staff and principals were with the students during the evacuation.

No issues were found during the evacuation.

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