October 18, 2018 11:54 am

Bomb threat evacuates Churchill High School

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A bomb threat at a Winnipeg high school has landed a teenager in trouble.

Winnipeg police said around 10 a.m. Wednesday, a threatening note was found at Churchill High School in the Riverview area.

About 500 teachers, staff and students were evacuated as a precaution, said police.

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Police conducted a search of the building but no bomb was found.

A 14-year-old boy is charged with public mischief and uttering threats.

He was released on a promise to appear.

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