Donate to the Q13 FOX Cares and Les Schwab Holiday Toy Drive

Grand Mound Elementary safely evacuated after bomb threat, deputies say

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

ROCHESTER, Wash. — Deputies say students were safely evacuated from Grand Mound Elementary School after a note was found in the bathroom indicating there was a bomb inside the school.

The Thurston County Sheriff’s Office first tweeted about the incident at 11:40 a.m. Wednesday.

About half an hour later, authorities said they had cleared the school and classes were resuming as normal.