Wednesday, Oct 24, 2018
One of America's Great Newspapers ~ Toledo, Ohio

Police & Fire

Worried parents flock to Woodward High School after bomb threat

  • AY0A2956-JPG

    An unidentified student and woman are reunited following a bomb threat at Woodward High School.

    THE BLADE/DAVE ZAPOTOSKY
    Buy This Image

  • AY0A2962-JPG

    Students are released to waiting parents following an evacuation because of a bomb threat at Woodward High School.

    THE BLADE/DAVE ZAPOTOSKY
    Buy This Image

  • AY0A2933-JPG

    Parents attempt to be reunited with their students after Woodward High School was evacuated because of a bomb threat Friday.

    THE BLADE/DAVE ZAPOTOSKY
    Buy This Image

  • IMG-20180921-112008-01-TONED-jpg

    Students stand outside as crews sweep Woodward High School after a bomb threat was called in Friday morning.

    THE BLADE/ DAVE ZAPOTOSKY
    Buy This Image

  • Woodward-Bomb-Threat

    Parents wait to be reunited with their students after Woodward High School was evacuated because of a bomb threat.

    THE BLADE/DAVE ZAPOTOSKY
    Buy This Image

  • Woodward-Bomb-Threat-1

    An unidentified student is reunited with a woman after Woodward High School was evacuated because of a bomb threat.

    THE BLADE/DAVE ZAPOTOSKY
    Buy This Image

  • Woodward-Bomb-Threat-5

    Toledo Police stand by after Woodward High School was evacuated because of a bomb threat.

    THE BLADE/DAVE ZAPOTOSKY
    Buy This Image

  • Woodward-Bomb-Threat-6

    Students are released to waiting parents after Woodward High School was evacuated because of a bomb threat.

    THE BLADE/DAVE ZAPOTOSKY
    Buy This Image

  • Woodward-Bomb-Threat-7

    Students are released to waiting parents after Woodward High School was evacuated because of a bomb threat.

    THE BLADE/DAVE ZAPOTOSKY
    Buy This Image

  • Woodward-Bomb-Threat-8

    Students leave Woodward High School after being evacuated because of a bomb threat.

    THE BLADE/DAVE ZAPOTOSKY
    Buy This Image

  • Woodward-Bomb-Threat-9

    Woodward High School students are kept on school property after being evacuated because of a bomb threat.

    THE BLADE/DAVE ZAPOTOSKY
    Buy This Image

  • Woodward-Bomb-Threat-10

    Students and their parents leave Woodward High School after being evacuated due to a bomb threat.

    THE BLADE/DAVE ZAPOTOSKY
    Buy This Image

  • Woodward-Bomb-Threat-11

    Students and their parents leave Woodward High School after being evacuated because of a bomb threat.

    THE BLADE/DAVE ZAPOTOSKY
    Buy This Image

ADVERTISEMENT

Woodward High School was briefly locked down Friday morning after a bomb threat was called in to the school, officials said. Toledo Police gave an all clear around 12:35 p.m. after investigating the threat.

Shortly before 10 a.m., someone called in the threat to the school, located at 701 E. Central Ave., Toledo Public Schools spokesman Patty Mazur said. Toledo police and the district’s public safety department were notified and students were evacuated to the football field as a precaution.

Parents were notified of the evacuation, and roughly 100 parents arrived to pick up their children waiting outside while members of the Northwestern Ohio Bomb Squad, which includes five Toledo police officers, swept the building.

Students who weren’t picked up by parents were sent back into school. The football game scheduled for Friday evening was canceled. The incident remains under investigation. 

Click to comment

Quis autem vel eum iure reprehenderit qui in ea voluptate velit esse quam nihil molestiae consequatur, vel illum qui dolorem?

Temporibus autem quibusdam et aut officiis debitis aut rerum necessitatibus saepe eveniet.

Copyright © 2018 Toledo Blade

To Top

Fetching stories…