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Bomb Threat Leads to Evacuation of Holmes

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A call from a pay phone at approximately 3:27 p.m. has led to the evacuation of Holmes High School and a large police and fire presence. St. Agnes in Ft. Wright was also the target of a phoned-in bomb threat, RCN has learned.

Kenton County Dispatch tells The River City News that a bomb threat had been called in.

According to scanner traffic, various roads around the campus have been blocked off and police were looking for possible surveillance video from where the call the was made (that location was not immediately known by RCN).

The caller's voice, according to dispatchers, was believed to be male.

On Monday evening, Covington Independent Public Schools issued the following statement:

This afternoon, Kenton County Dispatch received calls for bomb threats at Holmes High School and St. Agnes in Ft. Wright. School was already dismissed, but some staff and students involved in after school activities on the Holmes campus were evacuated, per protocol. Police and fire searched the campus and nothing was found.

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