Bomb Threat At St. Mark’s High

Get alerted to breaking news when it happens. Subscribe Now

Wilmington, – The Delaware State Police are currently investigating a bomb threat that was found written on a wall at a local high school this morning, according to Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Jeffrey R. Hale.

Hale said the incident occurred around 10:43 a.m. this morning, Thursday, October 20, 2016, when a bomb threat was located written on a wall in a second floor bathroom of St. Mark’s High School, located at 2501 Pike Creek Road, Wilmington.

The threat advised that there were several bombs inside of the building. The school was evacuated and students were placed in a pre-determined location while K-9 units from the Delaware State Police, Wilmington Police Department, and the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control conducted a sweep of the building, according to Hale.

Nothing out of the ordinary or suspicious was located and staff and students were allowed back to resume their daily activities.

This incident remains under investigation by the Delaware State Police at this time.


Sign In For Unlimited Access

Please Log in, or sign up for a new account below to continue reading.

Register


About Staff Writer

First State Update's Delaware editorial team covers New Castle County, Kent County and Sussex County breaking news, political news, and general news stories. We bring the reader the latest news from the Wilmington, Newark, Dover, Rehoboth Beach and all point in between. If you have news to share, email us at desk@firststateupdate.com.

View all posts by Staff Writer →