Bomb threat forces Latin School of Chicago to close Thursday

ByMaher Kawash via WLS logo
Thursday, September 8, 2022
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A bomb threat at Latin School cut classes short and forced parents to pick up their kids.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A bomb threat has forced the Latin School of Chicago to send students home Thursday morning.

The school in the Gold Coast neighborhood said it received the threat of an explosion.

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Chicago police were called in and student- faculty and staff were evacuated from the building. No one was hurt.

The school said in a statement, "All buildings are CLOSED the remainder of the day today, Thursday, September 8, 2022, and will reopen tomorrow, Friday, September 9, at 6:30 a.m. for regularly scheduled classes and events."

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