West End’s Brown Middle School evacuated due to bomb threat

A bomb threat prompted the evacuation of a middle school in the West End late Wednesday morning.

Atlanta Public Schools spokesman Steven Alford told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution early Wednesday afternoon that the Atlanta police were bringing in bomb-sniffing dogs to go through Brown Middle School.

The school, on Peeples Street in southwest Atlanta, was evacuated after the telephoned bomb threat, Alford said.

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