Bomb threat forces high school in Sussex County to close

Police say Lenape Valley Regional High School closed Friday after a school custodian discovered a note warning a bomb would go off inside the building.

According to police, the note, which was taped to the school door, was extensive and contained a specific threat that a bomb would explode inside the school at 10 a.m. Firefighters, police and the bomb squad searched the inside and the perimeters of the school. Police report no bomb was found.

School district officials opted to cancel classes as a safety precaution. Police say the bomb threat may have been a prank. They are working with school officials on the investigation.

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