Carroll High School was evacuated after an anonymous report of a bomb threat, Southlake police said


Students and teachers were evacuated from Carroll High School in Southlake Wednesday afternoon when police received an anonymous tip about a bomb threat, according to police and school officials.

Police said in an update around 4:30 p.m. that a search of the school found no threat

The school at 800 N. White Chapel Blvd., a campus for freshmen and sophomores, was evacuated as a precaution, at about 2 p.m., and officers and firefighters investigated the threat, police said.

The students were transported to Durham Middle School, at 801 Shady Oaks Drive, and dismissed from there Wednesday afternoon, Carroll ISD officials said.

One parent said hundreds of people were waiting in line outside the building to pick up their children.

Police said parts of North Whitechapel Boulevard were closed during the investigation, but the road has since reopened.

Police said students and staff will be able to get their cars from the school parking lots after the situation is resolved.

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Earlier in the day, Carroll Senior High School at 1501 W Southlake Blvd., a junior and senior campus, was evacuated due to burst water pipes and the activation of a fire alarm system, the school district said. Staff and students were transported while the fire department assessed the building.

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