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UPDATE: Students Evacuated at Highland Community College After Bomb Threat

Students were evacuated at the Highland Community College campus in Highland Wednesday morning following a bomb threat.

Posted: May 9, 2018 11:01 AM
Updated: May 9, 2018 1:22 PM

UPDATE: 1:22 p.m. All clear given in bomb threat evacuation at Highland Community College. Students may return to their rooms.

(HIGHLAND, Ks.) Students were evacuated at the Highland Community College campus in Highland Wednesday morning following a bomb threat.


Craig Mosher, vice-president for Institutional Advancement at HCC, made the announcement in a press release shortly after 10:00 a.m. Wednesday.

"While there is a question about its credibility, the safety of students and employees is paramount," the release stated.

He said students were being evacuated to safe locations until campus buildings can be secured.

Mosher said finals for the remainder of the day are postponed until further notice.

HCC is located in Highland in Doniphan County in northeast Kansas.

Mscnews.net contributed to this report.

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