Bomb Threat Reported at Ivymount School


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The Ivymount School in Rockville was evacuated this morning after a bomb threat was called into the school, according to Montgomery County Police.

A police search the school at 11614 Seven Locks Road using K9s turned up no incendiary devices, according to Montgomery County Police Capt. Paul Starks.

The call came into the school about 8:20 a.m. before students arrived. Staff was evacauated to a nearby synagogue and students on buses were sheltered in place, Starks said.

Police are working to determine who made the threat.

The Ivymount School and Programs is a nonprofit school and outreach center providing quality educational programs and therapeutic services to students with special needs from 4 to 21 years of age, according to the school’s website.

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Krista Brick

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