Devers Elementary School on Fort Bragg evacuated due to bomb threat

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Officials on Fort Bragg are investigating a bomb threat made to Devers Elementary School.

Officials on Fort Bragg investigated a bomb threat made to Devers Elementary School on Wednesday morning.

According to Fort Bragg Public Affairs, a student told school officials that he had an IED (Improvised Explosive Device) in his backpack.

The report came in around 8:35 a.m. By 8:38 a.m. students were evacuated.

The students were moved to a warm location while law enforcement's explosive unit swept the building. Officers did not find any explosive device on school grounds.

Faculty and students returned to class following the investigation.
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