Automated phone threats force evacuation of two schools

Automated phone threats force evacuation of two schools

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - Students and staff at Norwood and Loveland schools were evacuated Thursday after the schools received automated phone threats, according to police.

At approximately 11:45 a.m., Norwood Middle School received a non-specific automated call reporting a bomb threat.

Students and staff at Norwood High school were evacuated to the YMCA for a safe zone, while staff and students of Norwood Middle School were evacuated to Norwood City Hall for a safe zone.

No suspicious objects were located in the building by members of the Norwood PD and school personnel.

Students and staff returned to the buildings approximately one hour after the evacuation, police said.

Loveland Intermediate and Middle School were evacuated after the LIS received an unspecific automated phone threat at noon.

LIS students relocated to Loveland Prince of Peach Church and LMS students relocated to Northstar Church.

First responders checked the building and found no threat.

LIS and LMS dismissed at normal time.

No injuries were reported from either school district.

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