The Opelika Police Department responded to a bomb threat at Opelika High School at approximately 11:45 AM on 09/08/2021. Officers and OHS safely evacuated the students and staff to Southern Union State Community College. Auburn Police Department and the Lee County Sheriff’s Office arrived to help clear the scene. After an investigation and thorough sweep of the building the all clear was given and students were then allowed to safely return to OHS.
Parents wishing to check out students may do so at OHS. Normal bus routes will run after dismissal.
This incident remains under investigation by the Opelika Police Department. If you have any information please contact OPD at (334) 705-5200 or our Secret Witness Hotline at (334) 745-8665. Tips can also be submitted through the Opelika Police Mobile App. You may wish to remain anonymous.