Hancock County

Bomb threat reported at Hancock High School, district says

The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a bomb threat at Hancock High School.

School officials were notified of the threat Tuesday morning, according to a Hancock County School District phone call to parents.

The threat was said to be in the staff parking lot of the school.

Hancock County Emergency Management also responded to the threat, according to the district

School district officials say they’re grateful the incident was reported in a timely manner.

“We continue to urge all students, parents and community members to contact appropriate authorities

anytime there is a concern for safety. Remember, if you see something, say something.”

The Sun Herald has reached out to the sheriff’s office for comment.

Britneé Davis is McClatchy’s South Region Digital Producer. The south region includes the Sun Herald, the Telegraph, and the Ledger-Enquirer.