BEAVERCREEK, Ohio (WDTN) - Investigators have revealed a threatening message was written on the milk container that triggered a mass school evacuation Monday afternoon.
Teachers and students were ushered out of Beavercreek High School after the container was discovered in a hallway on the second floor around 1:15 p.m.
|Photos: Beavercreek High School Evacuated|
The Dayton Bomb Squad responded to assist the Beavercreek Police Department. The squad initially used its robot to evaluate the container, but then retrieved it themselves. The bomb squad shot a pellet into the jug to relieve any pressure and safely dispose of it. Investigators said spoiled milk was inside the container. They would not reveal what the message read.
Students tell 2 NEWS they were led out of the building as if participating in a fire drill but were then directed to the football stadium. School officials told the students about the suspicious container and that they already notified the proper authorities.
Students were allowed back into the building Monday evening to retrieve any personal property left behind.
Investigators are working closely with school officials to determine who is responsible. The investigation is on-going.
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