Students evacuated after threat

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DANVILLE, Ill. (WCIA) — A threat was found inside a bathroom at Southwest Elementary school on Catlin Tilton Road.

School officials say it was around 10 this morning and out of caution, the building was evacuated. Police say they found a threatening note. Authorites have investigated and found the threat to not be credible.

They say the note looked like it had been written by a child, but they wanted to evacuate out of caution. 

Students were taken to Gardenview Manor for about 50 minutes while police investigated. Assistant Superintendant John Hart said he wants to thank the nursing home for being so accommodating. 

Students returned to the building and resumed their regular schedules around 11. 

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