Boy (15) arrested over school bomb hoax

A boy has been arrested after a series of hoax bomb threats made to schools including Taylor High in New Stevenston.

Bomb threat to Taylor HS was a hoax.

Police said the development came yesterday and relates to incidents involving schools in Glasgow, Clydebank, Campbeltown and Lanarkshire over the last week, Given the boy’s age, a report will be submitted the Scottish Children’s Reporter Administrator.

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Emergency services rushed to Taylor High on Tuesday following a call claiming there was an explosive device within the building.

A similar call was made to Calderhead High School in Shotts on the same day.

Following guidance from police, Taylor was not evacuated and was back operating as usual within a few hours.