Sun Prairie PD investigates bomb threat at school

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SUN PRAIRIE, Wis. (WMTV)--- Nothing suspicious has been found by authorities after an investigation into a bomb threat at a school in Sun Prairie.

The Sun Prairie Police Department said police were called to the Prairie Phoenix Academy on South Street around 8:20 a.m. for a report of a bomb threat. A note was found in the school bathroom indicating the school would blow up at 8:30 a.m.

In an email to parents, the Sun Prairie Area School District, said they were notified of the threat to the school around 8:15 a.m.

Students and staff at Prairie Phoenix Academy were safely relocated to Cardinal Heights Upper Middle School. All staff and students are safe.

Police said a thorough search was conducted which included K-9 officers from Dane County Sheriff’s Office, Madison Police Department, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

Anyone with information about this incident is being asked to call the Sun Prairie Police Department at (608) 837-7336 or anonymously at (608) 837-6300.