Police probe source of ‘bomb threat’ at Gold Coast school

POLICE are investigating the source of a bomb threat, made at a Gold Coast school this morning.

Emergency services were called to Helensvale State School after a threat was made just before 10.30am.

Police attended and conducted a search of the building but believe the call was a hoax.


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A Queensland Police spokeswoman said officers were investigating the source of the call.

Emergency services are no longer on the scene and classes have since returned to normal at the school.

Anyone with any information that could assist police should call Policelink on 131 444.

If you have information for Police, please contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using their online form 24 hours per day.

You can also report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers by calling 1800 333 000 or via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24 hours per day. Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation.

Jaydan is a Digital News Producer at myGC.com.au. He was appointed Managing Editor of the Junee Southern Cross newspaper at the age of 17 and has since held positions in a number of newsrooms in New South Wales and Queensland. Jaydan joined the Hot Tomato Broadcasting Company in 2013 and has been keeping the Gold Coast up to date with the latest local, national and international news online at myGC.com.au ever since. With almost ten years’ experience in both print and digital media Jaydan is committed to providing the best coverage during major news and weather events.

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