BALTIMORE - Police searched a local school Monday morning after a bomb threat was made that forced an evacuation.
Officials say someone made the bomb threat shortly before 11 a.m. at the Friends School of Baltimore.
According to police, students were evacuated from the school, which is in the 5000 block of North Charles Street.
Officials say the school was evacuated for several hours as a precaution as it was searched. An "all clear" was given later in the afternoon.
Friends School of Baltimore is touted as Baltimore's oldest school. It's an independent school rooted in Quaker values.
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