Thursday, September 22, 2022

Mahanoy Area Evacuates and Dismisses Due to Bomb Threat

Law enforcement responded to a bomb threat Thursday at Mahanoy Area in Mahanoy City.

Just before 12:30pm, Thursday, students from Mahanoy Area were evacuated after a bomb threat was received.

Local law enforcement and State Police were called to the scene.

Students were later dismissed from staging locations off the school property.

The district released a statement stating that the school was cleared by  State Police bomb detecting dogs on Thursday afternoon and school will resume on Friday.

No details were provided on the investigation or how the threat was received.