IMPERIAL (KDKA) — West Allegheny High School was evacuated Thursday around 2 p.m. when a bomb threat was reported.
Sources confirm to KDKA that the threat came in just minutes before Congressman Tim Murphy was set to speak to a 10th grade American Government class.READ MORE: Latrobe Police Searching For Missing Man Daniel Jacobs
Congressman Murphy was evacuated with the rest of the people inside the building.
West Allegheny has had a number of bomb threats in recent time, and there is no information presently to suggest that this threat had anything to do with the congressman’s appearance.READ MORE: AAA: Gas Prices In Western Pennsylvania Rise For 3rd Straight Week
The school sent a note to parents, in part, reading: “The District is working with North Fayette and Allegheny County Police Departments to determine the building’s safety.”MORE NEWS: Supply Chain Issues: 'There Really Are Problems Everywhere,' Even For Small Companies
Students were moved to the stadium to be held until dismissal.