All clear given after threat at Thomas Jefferson High School

All clear given after threat at Thomas Jefferson High School
Students were outside for about an hour Tuesday morning. (Source: NBC12)

The Richmond Police Department gave the all clear for students and staff to return to classes at a Richmond high school Tuesday morning after investigating a bomb threat.

The police department says a threat was called in at 7 a.m. for Thomas Jefferson High School.

A bomb squad and K9 unit swept the school and did not find anything suspicious. Students were back in school around 8:15 a.m.

Copyright 2018 WWBT NBC12. All rights reserved.