Juvenile charged with terroristic threats after bomb threat caused Windom school evacuation

"No items that appeared to be explosive in nature were located during the search of the premises."


WINDOM — A male juvenile from Windom was charged Monday with terroristic threats - explosive/incendiary device following the bomb as a result of investigation into Monday's bomb threat at Windom Area Schools

The Windom Police Department stated in a press release that it does not believe there are any other suspects at large and that it does not believe there is any ongoing threat to students, staff or facilities.

"No items that appeared to be explosive in nature were located during the search of the premises," the release stated.

School officials had contacted the WPD to alert them about the potential bomb threat at 8:15 a.m. Monday, and students at the Windom Middle/High School had to be evacuated from the premises.

Windom police were assisted at the scene by the Cottonwood County Sheriff's Office, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and Windom Fire and Ambulance.


Students were reunited with their families that morning through a coordinated effort of the school district, Palmer Bussing and Windom Fire Department.

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