Hastings Public Schools receives false bomb threat|
Yesterday at approximately 11:30 am, the Hastings Public Schools District Office received a prank bomb threat from a telephone number located in Lincoln, The telephone call indicated that there was a "bomb in the school" scheduled to explode at 2:00 pm. The Hastings Public Schools immediately contacted the Hastings City Police. Both organizations treated this call as a real threat and initiated actions to protect the students and staff while the Hastings City Police investigated the call. It was determined that an evacuation or further action by the Hastings Public Schools was unnecessary. The Hastings City Police contacted other schools in Hastings to make them aware of the situation.