Updated at 3:52 p.m. Dec. 5
Melrose Public Schools will be issuing a press statement regarding the reported bomb threat Thursday afternoon, according to the Superintendent's office.
Melrose High School issued an automated call Wednesday afternoon about a bomb threat made against the school for Thursday, according to a report from a reader.
In the automated call put out shortly before 3 p.m., High School Principal Marianne Farrell stated students can not use backpacks and they must enter through the main entrance Thursday, according to the report.
Calls made by Melrose Patch to the High School went unanswered Thursday.