Alamo Heights High School receives bomb threat, gives the all-clear

Megan Armstrong San Antonio News

UPDATE: AHISD spokesperson Patti Pawlik-Perales says in an emailed statement that Alamo Heights High School students were evacuated this afternoon after a bomb threat was made by an anonymous caller.

The city pushed out an alert through its emergency notifications services this afternoon around 3 p.m. warning residents to stay away and from the high school located at 6900 Broadway and “shelter in place.”

Pawlik-Perales says in ultiple K9 units from the San Antonio International Airport, Comal County, VIA Transit police and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives were deployed to assist in the effort. Students were moved to a safe holding site in the stadium.

Students were dismissed at 3:30 p.m. from the stadium after parents were notified.

Law enforcement will continue to investigate the bomb threat. AHISD says anyone with credible information should call the Alamo Heights Police Department non-emergency number at 210-822-3321.

Original story follows below. 

An alert from the City of Alamo Heights today reported a bomb made at Alamo Heights High School. 

Alamo Heights later tweeted that students were being released from the high school at E Castano Avenue and Vanderhoeven, near the stadium parking lot. Bus pickup resumed at its regular hours at W Castano Avenue and Broadway. 

Alamo Heights ISD tweeted around 4:10 p.m. that its High School Ahead event for eighth graders was canceled tonight and would be rescheduled. 

Pawlik-Perales says in ultiple K9 units from the San Antonio International Airport, Comal County, VIA Transit police and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives were deployed to assist in the effort.

Law enforcement fully assessed the situation in all AHHS buildings and have cleared them at 5 p.m.

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