Classes resume at Myrtle Beach HS after bomb threat

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) Students are now back in class Wednesday morning after a note was found indicating a bomb was in Myrtle Beach High School.

Records from the Myrtle Beach Police Department indicate the incident occurred just after 8:30 a.m.

Captain David Knipes, spokesman for the Myrtle Beach Police Department, said the note was found on a wall in the school and the students were evacuated.

Around 9:30 a.m., the school was cleared and students were let back into the school, according to Knipes.

It is unknown at this time if any suspects have been identified. Making a bomb threat carries a penalty of 10 years in prison, and is considered a serious offense.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Myrtle Beach Police Department.

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