Bomb Threat at South Plantation High School UPDATED
UPDATE: According to the Sun-Sentinel's Twitter feed, the bomb threat is being called a hoax
South Plantation High School is on lockdown due to a bomb threat.
Students have been cordoned off in a park across the street from campus.
Police is not is allowing anyone to leave.
Officers have set up a perimeter on surrounding streets.
South Plantation High School bomb threat is a hoax
-- Sun Sentinel (@SunSentinel) April 19, 2013
A fire truck has reportedly driven towards the southern end of the school.
A second fire truck is on standby at a church across the street.
The Broward Sheriff's Office says that the incident began when someone reportedly called 911 saying that they saw a bomb in a student's locker.
About 2,600 students attend South Plantation High, which is located at 1300 S.W. 54th Ave.
This is a breaking story. We will update this post as we get more information.
Kristin Bjornsen contributed to this report. Photos by Bjornsen.
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