Royal High, Tynecastle High evacuated after threats

TWO high schools in Edinburgh have been evacuated after receiving threatening phone calls.
Tynecastle High. File picture: WikipediaTynecastle High. File picture: Wikipedia
Tynecastle High. File picture: Wikipedia

Pupils have been removed from classes at the Royal High School in the Barnton area of the city and Tynecastle High in Gorgie.

A spokesman for Police Scotland said: “Two schools in Edinburgh have been evacuated following threats being made to three schools via telephone.

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“Officers are currently in attendance and are working to establish the full circumstances surrounding this.”

Schools in Glasgow and Birmingham have also received threats this morning.