Bomb threats lead to disruptions at schools

Emailed bomb threats sent to several Indiana school districts yesterday are under investigation.

Some districts evacuated yesterday after receiving the messages. Around 70 districts report being affected. Indiana State Police are investigating the threats.

Decatur County emergency officials investigated a bomb threat at two schools last week, after a social media post.

According to the Sheriff’s Department, the Federal Bureau of Investigations contancted Decatur County law enforcement on Wednesday, alerting officers to the social media post. It had been linked to a student at South Decatur High School.

Deputies went to both South Decatur High School and South Decatur Elementary schools. Deputies supported the school resource officers to ensure the safety of students and staff. No credible threat to the school or students was discovered.

The investigation is continuing.

TTWN Media Networks contributed to this story.