KATY, Texas— A potential explosive device was found at Seven lakes High School in Katy Monday morning, school officials confirmed.
Authorities were sent to investigate after the Katy ISD police department learned of a perceived threat on campus around 10 a.m.
Students were escorted safely outside and led to an enclosed area on the football and baseball field while officers swept the campus. The device was found around 11 a.m. and the HPD bomb squad was called. The FBI and the Harris County Sheriff’s Office were also assisting.
In order to avoid investigation interference, parents were being advised tonot come to the school and pick up their students. Life skills students have been evacuated to Seven Lakes Junior High. Water was being provided to the students and staff as needed.
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