UPDATE: Jonesville schools forced to evacuate, students safe at home

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CATAHOULA PARISH, La, (KNOE) - Update 12:45 PM: The following statement was just released to KNOE by the Northeast Louisiana Ambulance Service.

“Shortly after 10:30 this morning, NELA responded to Jonesville Junior High School after Catahoula Parish authorities received a report regarding an alleged threat that involved the school. Ambulance crews moved to nearby Trinity Park where students from all Jonesville schools were safely evacuated to. At 12:30 p.m., medical crews cleared the scene and all students are home. NELA responded out of an abundance of caution. No one was injured.” –Shane Scott, spokesperson for Northeast Louisiana Ambulance Service

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Original Story:

A teacher at Block High School tells KNOE that all schools in Jonesville, Louisiana, are being forced to evacuate.

Benny Vault says it's after a letter was found at Jonesville Jr. High.

No word on what the letter says, but Vault says the schools are evacuating because of an alleged bomb threat.

He says students are going home for the day.

Stay with KNOE for more details.