Unspecified Threat Prompts Evacuation of Rochester High School
Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - Students and staff were briefly evacuated from one of Rochester's three public high schools this afternoon.
Information provided by the Rochester School District via Twitter indicated the evacuation of Mayo High School was ordered out of an abundance of caution after the school received an unspecified threat. According to the School District, Rochester police indicated similar threatening calls were being made to secondary schools and universities across Minnesota.
The school district received the threat around 2:15 PM and the "all-clear" was announced just before 3 PM. The district noted it was working with Rochester Police Department and following the proper security precautions for this type of threat.
Additional information is expected to be released as it becomes available.