Fake bomb threats were sent to at least 4 lcoations in the state yesterday, including in Kirksville and Edina.
The Kirksville Area Technical Center was closed for the day after a bomb threat was found at the school yesterday morning. The superintendent says a letter with a bomb threat was found by a teacher. The building was immediately evacuated and local law enforcement searched the building and found no explosives. As a precaution, the district’s other buildings were also evacuated and searched.
In Edina, a bomb threat found at the Blessing Center. It indicated bombs were inside and around the facility. The letter had an order to send a sum of money via Western Union to an individual in Chicago, Illinois.
The bomb threat scam cases have been turned over to the Missouri State Highway Patrol Division of Crime Control, which could then be turned over to the FBI.