MANCHESTER, Conn. (WTNH) — Manchester High School was evacuated Wednesday morning after an anonymous bomb threat was made via email, school officials said.

According to Jim Farrell, the district’s safe school climate coordinator, a bomb threat was sent to the high school’s office from an anonymous email. While the email did not include any details, it said “take me seriously.”

A staff member read the email and immediately notified the principal, who contacted the police. The building was then evacuated.

Officials said the building was being swept to ensure student and staff safety before re-entering. Students remained outside under supervision.

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