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Kelvin High School evacuated due to possible bomb threat

Police at the scene of Kelvin High School. Kevin Hirschfield/Global News

The students at one of Winnipeg’s largest high schools are returning to class after their school was evacuated due to a possible bomb threat.

Winnipeg Police were on scene at about 1 p.m. and told Global News it was likely unfounded, but they took precautions just in case.

Police said Brock Corydon School, an area elementary school, has also been evacuated due to a similar threat.

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Kelvin’s students were moved to neighbouring St. Mary’s Academy until the investigation was complete.

Global News heard reports that a student phoned in a threat at lunchtime. Police have not confirmed that detail.

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