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Rocky Ford Junior Senior High School evacuated due to a bomb threat

Posted at 4:23 PM, Nov 06, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-06 18:23:24-05

ROCKY FORD – Students and staff were evacuated from the Rocky Ford Junior Senior High School Tuesday afternoon after the district received a threat that there was an explosive device at the school.

No students and staff were hurt, and all students were moved to the Gobin building, where they were released at 4 p.m.

Law enforcement is investigating the threat. The district tells News 5 that streets surrounding the school are closed while they investigate the threat.

A district spokesperson told News 5 there is no information about whether the threat was credible.