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PT Middle School evacuated due to threat

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Peters Township Police Department has determined that immediate safety concerns are over at McMurray Middle School. As a precaution, a more thorough sweep will be conducted at the building. Students will remain at McMurray Elementary School for the remainder of the school day.


Students were evacuated from Peters Township Middle School around 10 a.m. today due to an anonymous threat found inside the building.


The evacuation was done as a precaution, and police are at the school investigating the nature of the threat. According to an email from Shelly Belcher, communications coordinator for the district, students have been moved to the McMurray Elementary campus and are being kept warm in buses.


Belcher also asked parents to wait for further communication before calling or going to campus.


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