Threat on Wall Prompted Brief Evacuation of Berlin High School

Police ensured that the building was safe.

Berlin High School was briefly evacuated on Tuesday after a threat was found on a wall.

Berlin High School principal Eileen Eustis sent a message to families that said the school was required to evacuate because a non-specific threat that was written in one of the bathrooms.

Berlin police were called, the school was searched and students remained outside for 15 minutes until the gymnasium was cleared. Then students were moved to the gymnasium to be out of the rain and remained there for around 15 minutes until police ensured the building was safe, the message from Eustis says.

Students then returned to their fourth-period classes.

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