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Eastern York Middle School deemed safe after bomb threat

Update 11:25 a.m.: Authorities searched Eastern York Middle School and determined the building was safe, the district posted in an update on its website.

The building was cleared at 11:10 a.m., the district said.

Both the district and police are investigating. 

Reported earlier: Eastern York Middle School has been evacuated because of a bomb threat, according to a statement on the district's website.

The Eastern York School District said the building was evacuated at about 10:15 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 13, after the threat was discovered.

All the middle schools students are being escorted to the Eastern York High School while school officials and police investigate, according to the district.

Check back later for updates.

This Sept. 20, 2016 file photo shows an officer outside Eastern York Middle School after the school was evacuated because of a written bomb threat discovered there that day. Dawn J. Sagert photo