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.