Wilsonville Elementary receives bomb threat

Published 3:33 pm Tuesday, March 29, 2011


Normal operations have resumed at Wilsonville Elementary School after someone phoned in a bomb threat to the school earlier this afternoon.

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office was notified of the call at 12:47 p.m., according to a press release.

Authorities responded to the scene, cleared the area and found no evidence of any bomb or other device. Nobody was injured.

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office, Wilsonville Fire and Rescue and Southeast Shelby Rescue responded to the scene.

“The Sheriff’s Office takes these types of calls seriously but emphasizes that prank call scenarios resulting in the deployment of emergency services personnel and assets is illegal under Alabama law and will be prosecuted,” the release said.