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All students safe after ‘active police situation’ at Hough

Aug. 27. Last update 4:55 pm. Cornelius Police said no suspicious items were found after Hough High was evacuated due to a bomb scare. CPD detectives are now working to determine who made this threat.

In a post on Facebook, CMS Board member Rhonda Cheek said Bailey Middle was on lock down for security purposes.

UPDATE: The lockdown at Bailey was just a precaution. Bailey will dismiss at the regular time.

All students are safe, Cheek said.

Cheek said “the professionals are working through this and all students are safe.”

Update 3;15 pm: Mayor Washam confirmed it was a bomb threat at Hough.

Cornelius Police said parents will be directed to the student parking lot to pick up their students.

Update 2:45 pm from CMS Board Member Cheek: “ALL CLEAR. Buses are rolling, seniors drivers dismissed first, parents will directed to senior lot for car pool pick up.”

Traffic issues

From a parent: This is likely to create a “cascading effect” for bus transportation at multiple schools in North Meck.