Southview High School given all-clear after Thursday night bomb - News, Weather, Sports, Toledo, OH

Southview High School given all-clear after Thursday night bomb threat

(Source: Southview High School Facebook) (Source: Southview High School Facebook)
SYLVANIA, OH (WTOL) -

Southview High School will still be in session after the Sylvania School District was notified of a bomb threat Thursday night.

Superintendent Adam Fineske said the threat was made at Southview High School.

He said Sylvania City Police and the Toledo Police K9 bomb unit swept the school and gave the all-clear early Friday morning. 

Fineske said additional police presence will be at both Southview and Northview on Friday, as student safety is the district's top priority. 

Fineske released this statement to parents Friday morning: 

Late Thursday evening, the Sylvania School District was notified of a bomb threat made at Southview High School. Sylvania City Police along with the Toledo Police K-9 bomb unit did a thorough sweep of the building and gave the all clear at 1:30 a.m. The investigation into who made the threat is being addressed by law enforecment. The school day will start on time as scheduled for today, Friday, March 2, 2018. Student safety is our top priority, and for precautionary measures, there will be an additional police presence at both Southview High School and Northview High School.

This comes as Sylvania prepares for a school safety meeting with parents and patrons at 11:30 a.m. Friday. 

Follow WTOL:  

Download our app here

Copyright 2018 WTOL. All rights reserved.

Dr. Adam Fineske

  • Headlines from Lucas, Wood, Ottawa, Fulton & Monroe CountiesNewsMore>>

  • Toledo Police searching for man who robbed Dollar General on Airport Highway

    Toledo Police searching for man who robbed Dollar General on Airport Highway

    Thursday, August 16 2018 1:27 PM EDT2018-08-16 17:27:36 GMT
    Toledo Police continue to look for a man who used a gun to rob a Dollar General store on Airport Highway on Wednesday.  About $750 was taken from store, located at 4250 Airport Highway, at 8:10 a.m., according to police.  The report indicates a black man entered the front door of the store wearing a black scarf with a white design that obscured his face just under his eyes. He pointed a black, semi-automatic handgun at the clerk and said "Give me all the money!"...More >>
    Toledo Police continue to look for a man who used a gun to rob a Dollar General store on Airport Highway on Wednesday.  About $750 was taken from store, located at 4250 Airport Highway, at 8:10 a.m., according to police.  The report indicates a black man entered the front door of the store wearing a black scarf with a white design that obscured his face just under his eyes. He pointed a black, semi-automatic handgun at the clerk and said "Give me all the money!"...More >>
  • Toledo Machining Plant to build key component for 1st plug-in hybrid Jeep

    Toledo Machining Plant to build key component for 1st plug-in hybrid Jeep

    Thursday, August 16 2018 1:11 PM EDT2018-08-16 17:11:32 GMT
    (Source: AP Images)(Source: AP Images)
    (Source: AP Images)(Source: AP Images)
    FCA US announced on Thursday that it has awarded the production of the Power Electronics module for the Jeep Wrangler plug-in hybrid electric vehicle to its Toledo Machining Plant, positioning the 54-year-old facility to play a key role in helping the company meet future regulatory requirements. As part of the Capital Markets Day presentation on June 1, FCA committed to expanding its electric vehicle program to encompass the full range of vehicle segments. The Jeep Wrangler PHEV, whi...More >>
    FCA US announced on Thursday that it has awarded the production of the Power Electronics module for the Jeep Wrangler plug-in hybrid electric vehicle to its Toledo Machining Plant, positioning the 54-year-old facility to play a key role in helping the company meet future regulatory requirements. As part of the Capital Markets Day presentation on June 1, FCA committed to expanding its electric vehicle program to encompass the full range of vehicle segments. The Jeep Wrangler PHEV, whi...More >>
  • Man arrested for Fifth Third Bank robbery accidentally released from jail

    Man arrested for Fifth Third Bank robbery accidentally released from jail

    Thursday, August 16 2018 12:42 PM EDT2018-08-16 16:42:35 GMT
    Don Ellis (Source: Lucas County Jail)Don Ellis (Source: Lucas County Jail)

    Officials are looking for a man arrested on federal bank robbery charges who was mistakenly released from jail.

    More >>

    Officials are looking for a man arrested on federal bank robbery charges who was mistakenly released from jail.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly