Bomb threat at Wheatland Elementary School Thursday

On December 13, 2018, around 11:30 a.m. the Wyoming Highway Patrol Explosive K-9 team were requested to assist Wheatland Police Department for a reported bomb threat.

The threat was specific to the West Elementary School located in Wheatland, Wyoming.

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The K-9 team responded from Cheyenne and deployed their bomb dogs around the campus.  Students were moved to a nearby middle school for safety precautions.  No suspicious devices were located, and the students and staff were allowed back into the school around 1:45 p.m.

The Platte County Sheriff’s Department and Wyoming Highway Patrol assisted with the incident. The Wheatland Police Department is investigating the threat.

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