MT. JULIET, Tenn. (WKRN) – Mt. Juliet police were investigating after a bomb threat that was texted to a person inside Mt. Juliet Middle School Tuesday.
Detectives said the threat was texted to an individual and threatened a third party, who was in the school. The threat wasn’t specific towards the school, but it referenced the building the person was currently in at the time.
Mt. Juliet police said the school was checked out, then deemed safe by officers and explosive detection K-9s.
Police evacuated the school as a precaution but because it was after school hours, few people had to evacuate.
Anyone with information is urged to call Mt. Juliet police at 615-754-2550.