Bogus bomb claim puts American Fork Junior High in 'soft lockdown'

Alpine School District officials confirmed that they had briefly placed American Fork Junior High School under a ”soft lockdown” Wednesday morning after what proved to be an unfounded bomb threat.
District spokeswoman Kimberly Bird said that shortly after classes had begun, a female student told staff that another student had told her “a bomb would go off at 11:02 a.m.”
For about 30 minutes, the school’s students were ordered to stay in classrooms. School officials soon determined that the girl’…

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