Kirtland Elementary School students safely return to class after bomb threat

Albuquerque News

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Students and staff at Kirtland Elementary School have safely returned to class after being evacuated due to a bomb threat Monday morning. It appeared that someone brought popper fireworks to the school, according to Albuquerque Public School’s website.


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The school was evacuated around 9:20 a.m. A parent told News 13 she feels comfortable with the safety protocols at the school. “I’m pretty ok with the school being safe with them. They always keep up with the parents, so I’m not too worried,” said parent Kasandra Boleyn.

The school eventually got the all-clear. Students returned to class around 11:15 a.m.

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