Students return to class after written threat evacuates Bellevue School

A written threaten in a bathroom has caused an evacuation at a middle and high school in Bellevue, Iowa. The superintendent posted to Twitter Tuesday morning with the announcement. (MGN)
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BELLEVUE, Iowa (KWQC) - A written threaten in a bathroom has caused an evacuation at a middle and high school in Bellevue, Iowa. Students are now returning to class according to school officials.

"After a thorough search with law enforcement the building and surrounding area has been deemed safe to return," officials said in a post. "Students will be returning to class."

The superintendent posted to Twitter Tuesday morning with the announcement.

"There was a threat written in one of the bathrooms at the middle/high school," the post read. "At this time we are evacuating the students and staff to make sure that everything is safe."

The middle school students were evacuated to the Community Center and the high school students are being evacuated to Horizon Hall.