Police are responding to a bomb threat at Lumberton Primary School.

Students are being evacuated as a precaution though officials believe that the threat may be related to the one suspect still at large just south of Lumberton following an early morning chase.

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From Lumberton ISD...

Lumberton ISD Primary school campus has had a bomb threat which is believed to be a diversion from suspects being pursued at the south end of the District boundaries.

As a precaution students and staff have currently been moved to Lumberton middle school at this time.

Lumberton Police Department is currently inspecting the primary school building.

If you are interested in picking up your primary school child please report to the middle school gym by entering from the Raider Lane parking lot behind the middle school.