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Note Found at Fitzgerald Middle School Says Bomb Will Go Off at 3 PM

By Barbara Ann Kelley, CBSTampa.com
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(Photo credit MARK LEFFINGWELL/AFP/Getty Images)

(Photo credit MARK LEFFINGWELL/AFP/Getty Images)

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LARGO, Fla. (CBS TAMPA) – Students from a Largo middle school were evacuated Thursday due to a bomb threat.

Pinellas Park Police state that around 10 a.m. a message was found in a bathroom at Fitzgerald Middle School. Police say the note indicated a bomb was set to go off in the school at 3 p.m.

The students were taken to Pinellas Park High School.

As a precautionary measure, law enforcement and school officials stated they evacuation of the school so that a thorough sweep of the facility can take place with the bomb squad.

Police say no device has been located at this time.

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