Thief Steals Radio at Gilroy School, Prompts Bomb Scare

School radio stolen to transmit bomb threats

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    NBC10 Philadelphia.com

    Some parents may choose to pull their children from school Wednesday after a bomb threat forced students and teachers to leave a Gilroy campus the day before.

    The Gilroy Dispatch reports, 700 students at Brownell Middle School evacuated classrooms Tuesday after a thief used a stolen radio to transmit bomb threats over the school's radio frequency.

    Officers searched the campus for about an hour before giving the all-clear.

    Nevertheless, dozens of parents decided to keep their kids at home for the rest of the day.

    It's unclear if the prankster is a student.

    So far, there have been no arrests.