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Teen charged with making bomb threat in Toombs Co.

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LYONS, GA (WTOC) -

Authorities evacuated Toombs County schools on Wednesday morning after they received a call about a bomb threat.

Dispatch got a call at about 8 a.m. from a person threatening to blow up schools in Toombs County.

Lyons Police Chief Wesley Walker told WTOC that Jonathan Reyes, 17, is charged with Disruption with the operation of a public school Terroristic threats and acts Unlawful conduct during a 911 call.

Lyons police aired on the side of caution and evacuated all Toombs County schools.

Chatham County Sheriff's bomb detection dog was called in to sweep the high school for explosives. They didn't find any bombs, but they did see that someone had broken into one of the back windows of Toombs County High School.

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