Daily search of students planned at Renaissance Center

The Renaissance Center is pictured at the Roger Weaver Educational Complex in Lecanto.

The Renaissance Center was evacuated Tuesday morning after someone called in a bomb threat to 911, according to the Citrus County School District.

At about 10 a.m., the district posted notice on its social media channels that there was no indication that the threat was legitimate. The school was evacuated out of an abundance of caution, the district said, while deputies with the Citrus County Sheriff's Office conducted a sweep of the building.

"All students are safe and accounted for," the district's Facebook notice read.

Sheriff's office spokesperson Brittney Carman said the threat was called into 911 at 9:29 a.m. and that investigators with the sheriff's office were working to determine who made the threat. Specifics of the threat, including the tape recording, were being withheld due to those investigations.

The school, which serves middle and high school students with behavioral or disciplinary problems, is located in the Roger Weaver Educational Complex off County Road 491 alongside Lecanto Elementary School, Lecanto Middle School, Lecanto High School and the CREST School. None of the other schools in the complex were evacuated, the district said.

Chronicle reporter Buster Thompson contributed to this report.

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