UPDATE: School back in session after bomb threat

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BRANCHLAND, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- UPDATE 2/12/19 @ 2:31 p.m.
Class is back in session after a bomb threat temporarily shut down Guyan Valley Middle School in Lincoln County.

West Virginia State Police troopers say a 13-year-old girl mumbled something while she was in class about bombing the school. The student was released to a family member.

Investigators are sending the case to the prosecutor's office for possible charges of terroristic threats.

School leaders evacuated classrooms and took students to the gym as a precaution. Troopers say it's back to normal operation now.

ORIGINAL STORY 2/12/19
Guyan Valley Middle School in Lincoln County is currently being evacuated after a bomb threat Tuesday afternoon.

According to troopers, a student in the classroom said he/she was going to blow up the school. School leaders took students out of the building as a precaution.

West Virginia State Police troopers are on their way to the school. They say the juvenile will likely be charged with making terroristic threats

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