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NEWTON FALLS, Ohio - A threat found on a bathroom wall forced the evacuation of Newton Falls Junior and Senior High Schools.

Police say a message characterized as a bomb threat was discovered in the junior high bathroom about 9:30 Wednesday morning.

Students and teachers from both schools were transferred to the elementary school and families were notified as police investigated the threat.

K9 units searched the school and the Youngstown Bomb Squad was called to the scene. Nothing was found.

Investigators are working to determine who wrote the threat.

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