LEONARDTOWN, Md. (WUSA9) -- St. Mary's County authorities are looking for the male who reported bombs at Leonardtown High School and the county's circuit and district courts.
The school posted the following message on its website at 8:30 a.m. Thursday:
"WE HAVE BEEN INFORMED BY LAW ENFORCEMENT OF A POTENTIAL BOMB THREAT AT LEONARDTOWN HIGH SCHOOL AND SEVERAL OTHER LOCATIONS IN LEONARDTOWN. THE SCHOOL SYSTEM IS WORKING CLOSELY WITH LAW ENFORCEMENT TO INVESTIGATE THE CALL AND COORDINATE RESPONSE AT THE SCHOOL. PLEASE BE ASSURED THAT WE ARE DOING EVERYTHING TO KEEP OUR STUDENTS AND STAFF SAFE. WE WILL POST ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AS IT BECOMES AVAILABLE."
Leonardtown High Schoolwas reopened after a reported bomb threat. St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office officials say the school was searchedby bomb detecting K9 units and nothing was found.
The Circuit court was evacuated and has sincebeen searched by bomb detecting K9 and cleared with no devices found.
The District court was not evacuated, per the judge.
Later Thursday, authorities said the same male made two phone calls at 7:59 a.m. regarding bombs. The Criminal Investigations Division has assumed the investigation into the false report. Anyone with information is asked to call CRIME SOLVERS at 301-475-3333 or text a tip to "TIP239" plus your message to "CRIMES" (274637).