George Gershwin Junior High School briefly evacuated after bomb threat

Councilman Charles Barron says it happened just before a math test started this morning. (4/30/14)

BROOKLYN - A Brooklyn junior high school was briefly evacuated this morning after a bomb threat was called in.

City Councilor Charles Barron (D-Brooklyn) says two people phoned George Gershwin Junior High School and said a bomb was inside. The call came in shortly before a math test started.

The students were taken to neighboring schools until the NYPD searched the building and gave the all clear.

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Students and staff were let back into the building shortly before 11 a.m.

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