South Haven school evacuated due to threat

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SOUTH HAVEN, Mich. (WOOD) – Baseline Middle School in South Haven was evacuated Tuesday morning due to a bomb threat.

The threat was found on a wall in a boys’ bathroom, Baseline Middle School Principal William Stitt told 24 Hour News 8. A release from the South Haven Police Department said the threat said a bomb was set to go off at a predetermined time.

Students were moved to North Shore Elementary School as a precaution, Stitt said. They finished the school day at the elementary school, and were either bused home or picked up by their parents there.

The police department, Michigan State Police and K-9s, and the Berrien County Sheriff’s Department searched the school and did not find any explosives, police said.

The scene was cleared around 4 p.m. The police department says it will review audio and video tapes to see if it can determine who wrote the threat.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 269.637.5151.

All after-school activities at the middle school were canceled.



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