Officials: Waukesha North High School evacuated due to school threat
WAUKESHA, Wis. (CBS 58) --- Officials say Waukesha North High School was evacuated due to an anonymous school threat on Wednesday, May 12.
School District of Waukesha say all students and staff were accounted for and safely located outside of the building around 11 a.m.
The Waukesha Police Department had to the Milwaukee Police Department (MPD) conduct a sweep of the building.
At 1:30 p.m., officials say MPD, MPD EOD K9 Unit, and Waukesha police secured the perimeter, deemed the threat non-credible, and the building was deemed staff to return to.
The threat was sent anonymously through the Speak U p Speak Out program. To learn more about the program, click here.
"Thank you to the North High School team for their quick response to the situation and to the Waukesha Police Department, Waukesha Fire Department, and Milwaukee law enforcement for their assistance today," School District of Waukesha said.