George Westinghouse Career and Technical Education High School evacuated due to bomb threat

The Department of Education says the threat was

The Department of Education says the threat was made at around 3 p.m. (Credit: News 12 Brooklyn)

DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN - A Downtown Brooklyn high school was evacuated Monday afternoon after a bomb threat.

The threat was made concerning George Westinghouse Career and Technical Education High School on Johnson Street. The Department of Education says the threat was made at around 3 p.m.

Students at the high school were dismissed and other students remaining for after-school activities were evacuated.

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Police and firefighters searched the building.

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