JACKSON COUNTY, Ga. - A 16-year-old girl has been charged for what investigators said is her part in a hoax call which led to the evacuation of at least two high schools Wednesday afternoon.
Both Jackson County High and East Jackson High School were evacuated by authorities after the school district received an anonymous call around 8 a.m. "alleging a threat." Investigators said the caller stated there was an intruder on campus.
No one was found to be on the campuses and no one was injured during the incident. Jackson County Schools said students returned to class about an hour after the call.
The teenage girl was charged with disrupting operations of public school, transmitting a false public alarm, unlawful conduct during 911 call, and false report of a crime. The girl has been released to the custody of her parents.