GLOUCESTER CITY, N.J. (WPVI) -- A 17-year-old girl is facing charges after a threat prompted an evacuation at the Gloucester City Jr. - Sr. High School Monday morning.
Officials say it was 8:53 a.m. when a message was found written on a bathroom stall.
School authorities were notified and the building was evacuated.
Police then responded to the school, located along Market St. In Gloucester City. Police K-9s assisted officers in a sweep of the building.
The building was deemed safe and the message is being investigated.
Students were allowed back in the building around 10:30 a.m. and classes resumed as normal.
Parents were notified of the incident by the usual school procedures, according to the superintendent.
The subsequent investigation led to the arrest of a 17-year-old student. She was charged with false public alarms and terroristic threats.
17-year-old girl charged after threat at Gloucester City High School