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Bethel Park, Mars Area School Districts Closed Due To Threats

October 19, 2018 - 8:05 am

PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) — No classes Friday in two area school districts due to threats of violence.

Bethel Park and Mars Area schools made the decision Thursday night to cancel today's classes.


Not much is known about the threats.

Police are looking into rumors of possible violence in Mars. In the case of Bethel Park, it was an anonymous threat.

All Mars Area School District sponsored on-campus activities are also canceled. The away football game will take place.

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