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Students disciplined after bomb threat at Clay H.S.

The South Bend Community School Corporation says two students were disciplined after a bomb threat was written on a stall in the girl's restroom at Clay High School.

The threat was found on March 14 at approximately 10:10 a.m. in a stall in the girl's restroom.

The message stated the school would be bombed on March 15 and gave a locker number, according to the letter sent home to parents.

St. Joseph County Police and South Bend Police conducted an investigation.

The students were identified and police determined the threat was not credible, according to the parent letter.

Two students were disciplined, according to the school district. The district did not reveal details of the discipline.

School district letter to parents:

Dear Parents and Guardians:

This letter is to inform you that on March 14, at approximately 10:10 AM, we learned of a bomb threat made to Clay High School. A message was written on a stall in the girls’ restroom. The message stated that the school would be bombed tomorrow and gave a locker number. Our safety plan was immediately put into action.

We immediately contacted law enforcement. After a thorough investigation by the St. Joseph County Police Department with the South Bend Police Department, the students who made the threat were identified shortly thereafter. It was determined that the threat was not credible based upon the statements given by the individuals.  

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