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Bomb threat forces evacuation of East Tampa school

Published:   |   Updated: November 7, 2013 at 10:23 AM

An East Tampa school was evacuated this morning and a bomb squad is in place after reports of a bomb on campus.

Police responded to Williams Middle School, 5020 47th St. N., after receiving a call that a student thought she overheard two other students talking about a bomb.

Upon arrival, police say they discovered an unattended bag that contained a three-ring binder.

Police are on scene and conducted a sweep of the school. Students were returning to their classrooms shortly thereafter, police say.

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