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Bomb threat called into Manchester middle school


MANCHESTER - Parkside Middle School students got an extended break Friday morning when someone called in a bomb threat to the school located on the city's West Side.

Police said the threat was called in about 9:45 a.m. and the building was evacuated, with students and faculty going to the nearby Gossler School.

Precautionary measures were taken, even though authorities believed the threat was a hoax, because of the seriousness of any bomb threat, police said.

Sgt. Brian N. O'Keefe said the threat turned out to be a hoax and students and faculty were back to classes at Parkside before noon.

 


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