HENRICO, Va. – Glen Allen High School was deemed "all clear" after police swept the school Tuesday afternoon. The sweep and student evacuation was ordered after officials said a concerning message was left in the bathroom. Multiple parents reached out to CBS 6 news and said their children were outside the school after a "threatening note" was found on Tuesday.
"We are happy to report that police have completed a sweep of the building and have given us the 'all clear.'We are bringing our students back into the building and then we will dismiss at the scheduled time. After-school activities will take place on the usual schedule, " Henrico County Schools spokesman Andy Jenks wrote to parents. "Dr. Miller looks forward to following up with additional thoughts later today. For now, thank you for your concerns, patience, and understanding. We are very proud of the way our students and staff handled this situation."
Earlier Jenks said students were taken to the high school's football field and police were called "out of an abundance of caution."
This message follows a rash of threatening messages discovered in schools in the past two weeks, in multiple school districts. Watch CBS 6 News for updates on this developing story.