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Authorities: Note Forces Evacuation At Medical Lake High School

PRESS RELEASE FROM THE SPOKANE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE: On Monday Sheriff's deputies responded to Medical Lake High School due to a note found in a student's folder possibly insinuating some type of threat to the school. The call came in at 2:56 p.m. on Thursday and deputies were on scene nine minutes later. 
 
School was finished when the note was found and the only students remaining were either those participating in sporting activities or other after school events. Medical Lake school officials immediately evacuated all students and personnel from the school and transported everyone to Medical Lake Middle School via school buses.
 
Sheriff's deputies quickly determined the note was never presented to anyone at the school and after interviewing the student that wrote the note, realized it was a prank. Deputies searched the school for any suspicious devices and determined the facility was safe. Due to the fact the note was not presented by the student, no criminal charges were filed. However the school district emergency expelled the student pending further investigation and evaluation.
 
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