Bomb Threat at Wakefield High School

(Updated at 12:55 p.m.) The all-clear has been given after a bomb threat at Wakefield High School.

The school was evacuated after the threat was called in to 911 at 10:45 a.m., from a pay phone within the school, according to police spokeswoman Det. Crystal Nosal. The school One class was in the midst of Advanced Placement testing at the time.

Police dogs from five different law enforcement agencies — including Arlington, Pentagon, Fort Myer, Virginia State Police and the U.S. Marshals Service — conducted a sweep of the building. Students and teachers gathered at the school’s football field after the evacuation and are now heading back to class.

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