Students to be searched at Edgerton High School after a bomb threat

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EDGERTON, Wis. (WMTV) The superintendent of the Edgerton School District confirms that students will be searched as they enter school on Thursday following a bomb threat. Police say they are taking the threat seriously.

Superintendent Dennis Pauli says a message was found in a restroom that said the bomb would go off on Thursday. School officials and police secured the building Wednesday night.

Pauli says students won't be allowed inside the school until 7 a.m.

NBC15 has a crew in Edgerton and will provide updates as we learn more.