Post-it note found under desk led to Middle School evacuation  


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JOLIET – A post it note found under a desk lead to the evacuation of Timber Ridge Middle School   Wednesday afternoon.

According to Joliet Police, a student had found the post-it note indicating a bomb threat under a desk in a classroom.  The student notified a teacher which lead to the students and staff evacuating the building, sheltering at nearby River View Elementary School.

Police, K9s from the United States Marshals Service and the DuPage County Sheriff’s Office searched the school and was deemed safe after finding nothing.  

“Students and parents can expect an increased police presence at the school during tomorrow morning’s arrival.  The Joliet Police Department wishes to thank our law enforcement partners for their assistance during this incident.” Police said Wednesday night.


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