On Wednesday, Naudua High School received a bomb threat. The threat was phoned into the school at 10:118 a.m. The school was immediately evacuated according to the protocol and procedures in the crisis management plan for Accomack County Public Schools.
The Accomack County Sheriff’s Department called in the K-9 Unit from Worcester County and Wicomico County Sheriff’s Department to assist. All students were accounted for and no bomb was found. The all clear was given by police officials at 12:15 p.m. for re-entry into the school to resume the day.
Warren C. Holland, Superintendent of Accomack County Public Schools said “The safety of our students is our number one priority. I would like to thank all of our personnel, the Accomack County Sheriff’s Department, and the Worcester County K-9 Unit and the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Department for their quick and responsive action to ensure the hearty of all students.”
The incident is under investigation by the Accomack County Sheriff’s Department.