Bomb threat at region primary state school

Students and staff were evacuated after reports of a bomb threat.
Students and staff were evacuated after reports of a bomb threat.

STUDENTS and staff at Calliope State School were evacuated this afternoon after reports of a bomb threat.

Several Queensland Police crews attended the school about 3pm, after which a search of the campus was conducted.

A police spokeswoman said after finding no sign of a bomb or anything suspicious, the school "was given the all-clear".

The spokeswoman said it had been a phone call which alerted police and the school of the threat.

The Department of Education and Training has been contacted for comment.

Updates to follow.

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