Police Respond to Bomb Threat at T. Clay Wood Elementary School

Determined the threat was not credible


Police evacuated T. Clay Wood Elementary School in Nokesville, Thursday morning, while officers and a K-9s investigated a bomb threat.

School Threat Investigation – Prince William Police Officers responded to T. Clay Wood Elementary School,  at 10600 Kettle Run Road in Nokesville, April 25 at 10 a.m.,  to investigate a bomb threat made towards the school.

"The investigation revealed the threat was left on the school’s voicemail on April 24 at approximately 7:30 p.m.," said PIO Renee Carr. "Upon receiving the message the following morning, school personnel contacted the police."

The school was evacuated as a precaution while officers and a police K-9 searched the grounds. No devices were located, and officers determined there was no active threat to the school.

"During the investigation, detectives identified the caller as a 16-year-old male student of another Prince William County school and confirmed the threat to the school was not credible," Carr said. 

Charges are pending consultation with Juvenile Court Services.

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