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Silsbee Middle School Evacuated due to Bomb Threat, Believed to be a Hoax

February 7, 2017

UPDATE FROM SILSBEE ISD:  Edwards-Johnson Memorial Silsbee Middle School has been cleared of a bomb threat by law enforcement and officials. The threat was a hoax. Silsbee ISD officials are on the scene, and students have been cleared to go back into the building.


According to the Silsbee ISD Facebook page, "Edwards-Johnson Memorial Silsbee Middle School is currently on shutdown due to a bomb threat."


"Officials are taking precautionary measures at Edwards-Johnson Memorial Silsbee Middle School while students are safe and away from the school. Silsbee ISD takes all student safety serious and makes that a top priority. The incident this morning is believed to be a hoax, however officials are making the extra effort for the safety of the campus."


We will update as more information becomes available.

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