Obama Daughters’ School Evacuated After Phone Threat

Sidwell Friends issues all-clear after suspicious phone call
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 18, 2012 11:41 AM CDT
In this Nov. 18, 2008 file photo, Sidwell Friends School is seen in northwest Washington.   (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)

(Newser) – The school attended by the first daughters was evacuated today after someone phoned in a threat, the Washingtonian reports. Sidwell Friends School has already given the all-clear for students to return to campus, after an investigation found students were not at risk. No word on whether the threat was related to Malia or Sasha Obama, but current and former students say threats are not uncommon at Sidwell Friends.

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