Glasgow school evacuated after '˜bomb threat'

A Glasgow high school has been evacuated amid reports of a bomb threat and the discovery of a suspicious package within the building.

Rosshall Academy. Picture: Google
Rosshall Academy. Picture: Google

Rosshall Academy, which holds over 1,000 pupils, was evacuated earlier this morning after reports of a suspicious package.

Parents and motorists took to social media as emergency services rushed to the scene.

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Roads near the school, which is in Crookston, were closed as police dealt with the incident, while all pupils and staff are believed to be safe.

The school confirmed on Twitter that the building had been evacuated.

A Police Scotland spokesperson told the Sun: “Emergency services were called to reports of a suspicious package at Rosshall Academy in Glasgow at 8.20am this morning.

“The school was evacuated as a precaution and officers are conducting searches of the building.

“Roads in the surrounding areas have been closed off while we deal with the incident.”