Suburban elementary school evacuated due to bomb threat

HOMER GLEN, Ill. — William E. Young Elementary School, located at 16240 S. Cedar Drive, was evacuated Tuesday due to a bomb threat received over the weekend.

Will County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Kathy Hoffmeyer said a secretary at the school was listening to voice messages when she heard one from the weekend that said there is a bomb in the school.

The students were evacuated to Luther J. Schilling School, Hoffmeyer said.

The DuPage Bomb Squad and their bomb-sniffing dogs are on the scene conducting a search, Hoffmeyer said.

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