Greene Middle School in Providence evacuates due to bomb threat

Nathaniel Greene
Nathanael Greene Middle School in Providence. (WLNE)

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — A middle school in Providence was evacuated Thursday morning after a bomb threat was made by a student.

The threat was made just after 8:30 a.m. at Greene Middle School.

Providence Public School District said the evacuation was due to an “inappropriate comment” made by a student. They added that everyone is safe and police were at the scene as a precaution.

Just before 9 a.m., the district said police determined there was no threat and the school day would resume.

In their follow up announcement, Providence schools said a student made a comment about having a bomb.

ABC 6 News reached out to Providence police and have yet to hear back.

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