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UPDATE: The Sheriff’s Office has completed their security sweeps at Patrick Henry High School and the building has been deemed safe. Nothing suspicious was located. Students and faculty are currently reentering the school.
The Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate this incident.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office at (804) 365-6140 or the Metro Richmond Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000. Citizens can also text Crime Stoppers at 274637 (CRIMES), using the keyword “iTip” followed by your tip. Both Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.
Hanover, VA – The Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating a bomb threat at Patrick Henry High School. All students and faculty have been safely evacuated and no injuries have been reported.
Bomb detecting K-9s are on scene at this time along with Sheriff’s Office personnel, who are conducting security sweeps of each building. Further updates will be provided as they become available.