Update: McAllen Memorial students return to class
POSTED: Friday, September 27, 2013 - 11:46am
UPDATED: Saturday, September 28, 2013 - 10:07am
MCALLEN, TEXAS (KVEO NEWSCENTER 23) — A tense situation at McAllen Memorial High School this morning was resolved by noon.
Students were evacuated from classrooms at 10:30 AM this morning while police made two sweeps of the building with the bomb squad.
An hour later the students were allowed back to resume regular classes and will be released at the normal time.
The lockdown of the school came after a threatening text message was received.
Authorities have not released information on who received the text message or who may have sent the text message.