Lorient. Real or false bomb threat at Colbert High School?

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At 1:30 pm on Thursday, November 7, 2019, Colbert High School in Lorient received a double anonymous phone call, reporting a bomb threat. The students were all evacuated. Those of Marie-Lefranc High School, a neighboring school, were confined to their premises. The search of Colbert High School finally revealed nothing suspicious.

The students of Colbert were evacuated. | WEST FRANCE


  • The students of Colbert were evacuated.
    The students of Colbert were evacuated. | WEST FRANCE

Thursday, November 7, 2019, around 13:30, Colbert high school in Lorient received a double anonymous phone call, reporting a bomb threat.

According to one testimony, the appeal referred to three explosive devices.

Access to both high schools is currently blocked. | WEST FRANCE

The establishment is searched

According to the same witness, a suspicious package was discovered.

The complete search of Colbert High School by the police, however, revealed nothing suspicious. And the device was raised around 3:15 pm

It could therefore be malicious calls. As happened in recent days in several schools in France.

Before the security system was lifted, the 1,500 students at Colbert, as well as the staff, had been evacuated calmly, while their neighbors across the way, from Marie-Lefranc High School, were confined to their premises.

A bad joke?

In addition to the police, there were firefighters and agents of Enedis. During the time the police checked the premises, access to both schools was blocked, from Blum Boulevard to the Lanveur junction.

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