Lockdown lifted at Yakima schools after multiple reported bomb threats

Lockdown lifted at Yakima schools after multiple reported bomb threats

The Yakima Police Department says multiple local elementary schools were on placed lockdown Wednesday afternoon after receiving possible bomb threats.

Shortly after 2 p.m., the police department responded to at least four elementary schools in the area to investigate. They have determined that all students and teachers were safe.

Robertson Elementary on West Lincoln Ave, McClure Elementary on South 22nd Avenue, Summitview Elementary on West Chestnut Avenue and Apple Valley Elementary on North 88th Avenue were all temporarily on lockdown. They were all cleared by about 2:45 p.m.

Robertson and McClure Elementary are in the Yakima School District. Summitview and Apple Valley are in the West Valley School District.

We are waiting to hear from the school districts for more information.

The threats remain under investigation.

HAPPENING NOW: Robertson Elementary in Yakima is on modified lockdown after multiple reported threats toward local elementary schools.

Posted by KAPP-KVEW Local News on Wednesday, 12 December 2018

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