A bomb threat has caused an evacuation at Compton-Drew Middle School near St. Louis Science Center. Police have evacuated the middle school while they search for the potential device.
According to reports, St. Louis Police were notified of the possible threat to around 10:30 a.m. local time. There are no reports of injuries at this time. Officers are currently searching the building.
The school, which has approximately 500 students, was evacuated “out of an abundance of caution, the students were evacuated.
The Compton-Drew Investigative Learning Center is located in the 5100 block of Oakland Avenue in St. Louis.
There have been dozens of bomb threats and shooting threats across the country ever since the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida that left 17 people dead.