LAKELAND, Fla. (970 WFLA) - Lakeland Police say officers are on scene at Lakeland Highlands Middle School in reference to a bomb threat. Police say at 10:00 a.m., an SRO was informed that a handwritten note had been found in a boys bathroom in the 6th grade wing. At that time, police say an immediate evacuation of the school was called for.

Police say the school has been cleared and all students have been returned to the school. If parents want to pick their student up, police say they will be allowed to do so through the normal process.