Updated Nov. 30 at 12:35 p.m.: Following an investigation into a bomb threat at Carrboro High School on Wednesday, the Carrboro Police Department has arrested and charged a Carrboro High student with making a false report concerning a destructive device.
The charge is a Class H felony, which carries a maximum penalty of 39 months in prison. Since the charged individual is younger than 18 years old, no additional identifying information will be released.
Updated Nov. 29 at 2:20 p.m.: The Carrboro Police Department said it has fully checked and cleared Carrboro High School and found no credible threat of a bomb.
Carrboro High students who parked at the school are now able to return to their cars, staff are able to return to the building and after-school activities will still be allowed to take place, the district said. Carrboro High will also be open on Thursday as normal.
An investigation into the bomb threat is ongoing. CPD is asking anyone with information is asked to call Lt. Trey Kennedy at (919) 918-7412, Crime Stoppers at (919) 942-7515 or the CHCCS tipline at (844) 572-9669.
Carrboro High School was evacuated this morning after an emailed bomb threat that mentioned the school was sent to the district office. All students and staff are safe.
It was unclear who sent the bomb threat, and no details on what the message said were immediately available.