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Bomb threat prompts lockdown at 2 midtown schools

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Police cleared the Amphitheater Middle School gym before moving students there so that a sweep of the school could be performed. Police cleared the Amphitheater Middle School gym before moving students there so that a sweep of the school could be performed.
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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Two schools in the Amphitheater School District were put on lockdown orders this morning after a bomb threat was found in a bathroom.

Amphi Middle School and Prince Elementary are no longer locked down as of 1:30 p.m., according to the district.

According to Tucson Police, a teacher discovered the threat in a student bathroom at Amphitheater Middle School, 315 E. Prince Road, and police were notified. A message was found on the wall of a stall that a bomb on campus will go off at a certain time today.

Police cleared the gymnasium before moving students there so that a sweep of the school could be performed.

Nearby Prince Elementary School, 125 E. Prince Road, was also placed on precautionary lockdown.

Look for updates in Paige Hansen's live report on KOLD News 13 at 4 p.m.

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