Ypsilanti Middle School closed for day after bomb threat

Posted: 9:58 AM, Mar 05, 2018
Updated: 2018-03-05 18:26:44Z

12:09 p.m.

Ypsilanti Community Schools says the middle school will remained closed for the day after a bomb threat on Monday morning.

According to the district, students and staff were safely evacuated from the school before 9 a.m. and it was determined that students and staff would be bussed to the high school's athletic wing.

The Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office is still on scene investigating.

Parents may pick up their kids at the high school athletic wing, but students who can't be picked up by parents will take their normal bus home at 2:15 p.m.

10:25 a.m.

The Ypsilanti Community School district says that all students and staff evacuated from Ypsilanti Community Middle School are safe on busses right now.

The Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office is conducting a sweep of the building after a bomb threat was made on Monday morning.

The district is waiting to get the all-clear from the sheriff's office before moving students back inside. 

They say that parents are not able to pick up students at this time.

9:52 a.m.

Students at Ypsilanti Middle School have been evacuated after a bomb threat, the district tells 7 Action News.

According to the district, the threat came down on Monday morning and the Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office is taking over the matter.

Chopper 7 will head to the scene shortly. Stay with WXYZ and for updates to this breaking story.