ONAGA, Kan. – Pottawatomie County authorities say a juvenile was arrested after a bomb threat caused the evacuation of a school and hospital in Onaga.
Sheriff Greg Riat says a boy under the age of 14 was arrested then released to his parents after being booked.
Riat says someone called the sheriff’s office Tuesday morning and made a bomb threat against the Onaga Elementary School and Onaga Community Hospital.
Onaga Police Chief Dan Costlow says students at the school were sent home for the day.
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The Topeka Capital-Journal reports patients and staff were evacuated until the hospital was searched and no bomb was found.
Onaga is about 55 miles northwest of Topeka.