Massillon High School evacuated following threat; police investigating


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Just after 11:00 AM on Tuesday, Massillon Police were alerted to the presence of an explosive device inside Massillon High School.

The threat came in the form of a phone call to the school’s administrative office, prompting immediate response from school administrators. Acting efficiently, the administrators quickly evacuated students and staff to a designated area outside the school premises.

Upon receiving the report, the Massillon Police Department arrived at the scene. According to the school, the threat has been deemed a hoax.