All-clear given at William Chrisman High School after threat prompted evacuation

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. - William Chrisman High School students were evacuated for around 30 minutes Tuesday while authorities investigated a threat against the campus.

Police received word of the threat just before 11:30 a.m. Tuesday and the school evacuated students while emergency crews investigated.

Officials said students began returning to class just before noon, after authorities gave the all-clear.

It was not immediately clear what type of threat the school received.

No injuries were been reported.

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