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Threats, Leaks Close Area Schools Wednesday

Chartiers Valley, Bethel Park students impacted

January 23, 2019 - 8:36 am

BRIDGEVILLE (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) — Chartiers Valley High School and Middle School students were sent home Wednesday morning as police investigated a possible bomb threat.

Scott Township Police and K-9 officers were at the Bridgeville campus investigating and message was sent to parents in the district.

One CV student, Gavin Novak, shared this photo he took on SnapChat with KDKA Radio that shows police officers at the entrance of one of the buildings. 

Gavin Novak

Arriving high school students were apparently returned to their bus stops and middle school students were not picked up.

Melanie Kuntz

Neighboring school district South Fayette has lifted a lockout they were under due to the situation at Chartiers Valley.

Buildings there are on lockout. No one was allowed to enter campus buildings related to the police concerns. Classes were continuing you be held

Bethel Park High School was also closed Wednesday due to a sprinkler malfunction. The resulting leak affected five classrooms and the library.

The district anticipates Bethel Park High School will be open Thursday.

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