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9/06/07-Como-Pickton

An East Texas School Is Evacuated After Bomb Threats

It happened in the Como-Pickton area in Hopkins County.

Police said two notes were found sitting on two chairs in the Como-Pickton school building, which read, "There is a bomb in the building."

The school houses elementary, junior high and high school students, and the entire facility was evacuated, officials said.

Bomb sniffing dogs were brought in from Love Field Airport in Dallas to search the building.

No device was found, but two students were detained.

School officials held an assembly after classes resumed.  They discussed evacuation procedures and the consequences for making bomb threats.

The two students are facing 3rd degree felony charges for the threats.

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