Lakeside Elementary Cleared Of Bomb Threat

Officers Have Cleared Elementary School

Lakeside Elementary School has been cleared by Pembroke Pines Police Department after an early morning bomb threat was made. The school is now reopened for students and staff.

Police reported that it was a false alarm and that nothing suspicious was located on the school grounds.

Check back to News Talk Florida as more information becomes available about this threat.

Bomb Threat Made At Lakeside Elementary School

Pembroke Pine Police Department are investigating a bomb threat at Lakeside Elementary School.

Parents who usually drop their children off at Lakeside Elementary are being asked to instead take them to nearby Walter C. Young.

According to police, shortly after 5:30 a.m. Monday morning authorities received information about a bomb threat at the elementary school. Police are actively searching the 900 NW 136th Avenue location, confirmed at 8 a.m.

Police say the staff at Walter C. Young, located at 901 NW 129th Avenue, will give parents additional instructions and details to the situation.

Right now further details of the threat are not clear.

Pembroke Pines police are asking anyone with information about the threat to contact the Pembroke Pines police department at 954-431-2200 or by email at Information can be given anonymously to the Broward County Crime Stoppers at 954-493-8477.

This is a developing story that News Talk Florida will monitor. Check back here for updates and details as they become available.

Previous Bomb Threats In Florida

This bomb threat comes days after Legoland Florida, in Winter Haven, was evacuated due to a bomb threat as well. After searching the theme park and resort police gave it the all clear. Authorities are actively searching for the person who made the false threat.

Just last month there was a bomb threat made at the Miami-Dade College Kendall campus. That threat was made via a phone call and pinpointed one or two buildings, but due to this day and age of heightened security the whole campus was evacuated.

Bomb threats seem to be more frequent and police do not take any threat lightly. Charges can be filed against anyone that makes a bomb threat, even if the threat turns out to be false.