WALTHAM, Mass. (WLNE) -- Nine schools were evacuated in Waltham after they received email bomb threats Thursday afternoon.
Waltham Police said in a statement that numerous bomb threat emails were received at certain schools.
To ensure the safety of all students and staff, all Waltham schools were evacuated.
Local police, along with the Northeastern Massachusetts Law Enforcement Council School Threat Assessment Response System and Massachusetts State Police K9 Units are currently in the process of clearing all the schools affected.
The following schools were evacuated:
Waltham High School
Kennedy Middle School
McDevitt Middle School
Plympton Elementary School
Fitzgerald Elementary School
Northeast Elementary School
MacArthur Elementary School
Stanley Elementary School
Whittemore Elementary School
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