Classes Resume After Morning Bomb Threat To South High School

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Classes are underway at South High School in southeast Columbus after a bomb threat was phoned in Tuesday morning.

The school went on lockdown after a caller claimed a bomb was placed inside the high school and would detonate at 9:00 a.m.  In response, school officials evacuated students to nearby Barrett Middle School.

Police investigating South High School early Tuesday morning

The timeframe passed without incident.  Authorities then sent in bomb-sniffing dogs to search for any potential explosive devices, which were not found.

Police say they’re investigating the threat and want to hold the caller responsible.