Glen Ellyn elementary school evacuated due to bomb threat

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Monday, November 16, 2015

GLEN ELLYN, Ill. (WLS) -- Students at Churchill Elementary School in west suburban Glen Ellyn were evacuated Monday morning due to a bomb threat.

The school website said the children were safely moved to nearby Hadley Junior High School.

Around 10 a.m., Glen Ellyn police and DuPage County sheriff's officials gave the all clear and "found no credibility" to the bomb threat.

Authorities said it was safe for students and staff to return to Churchill. They will be bused back to the elementary school around 11 a.m. to finish the school day.

Officers will be stationed at all D41 schools for the rest of the day.

For more information, visit Churchill Elementary's website.