Whitewater High School evacuated because of suspicious package
WHITEWATER, Wis. — A suspicious package found outside Whitewater High School prompted the evacuation of the school Monday morning.
A release from the school district said the package was found at 7:55 a.m.
The school was put on lockdown and students were moved to the school’s auditorium before they were moved to Young Auditorium on the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater campus.
The Whitewater Aquatic Center was also evacuated and nearby residents were notified.
The Kenosha Bomb Squad was called to the scene.
Students can be picked up at Young Auditorium and vehicles can be picked up after the site has been cleared.
Any residents looking for a place to stay can go to the municipal building community room or the Irving Young Library.
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