The Herald, Sharon, Pa.

March 15, 2014

Suspect ID’d in bomb threats at school


Allied News

MERCER — Mercer borough police are investigating bomb threats that were discovered this week in Mercer Area School District, including Friday.

A suspect has been identified, no one was hurt and no evidence of any bombs were found, Superintendent Dr. William D. Gathers told Allied News Friday afternoon.

Bomb threats were also found Tuesday and Thursday. Staff and students were evacuated each time so the school building, which houses all grades, could be searched by police.

Parents and guardians were notified through the district’s emergency alert system via www.mercer.k12.pa.us