Bomb threat evacuates La Cueva High School

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Officials evacuated La Cueva High School Thursday due to an email bomb threat sent to the principal

About 150 students participating in after-school activities and athletics were sent home immediately. Staff also was evacuated and no one was allowed back into the school.

The entire campus was being searched by the Albuquerque Police Department in cooperation with APS Police. Crews have since completed their search and have cleared the school.

APS says the campus will remain closed and evening activities are cancelled Thursday as a precautionary measure.

Students who left personal items in the school will be allowed to retrieve them at a later time. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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