Gadsden Middle School dismissed early due to bomb threat

Parents waiting to pick up their children at W.E. Striplin Elementary School Wednesday. (

Students at a Gadsden Middle School were dismissed early Wednesday after being temporarily moved to a W.E. Striplin Elementary School because of a bomb threat.

Parents were able to pick up their children early after checking in with the elementary school's front office.

Police are investigating the threat and officials say students will not be allowed back into the middle school until Thursday morning.

ABC 33/40 reporter Larry Miller is at the scene and will provide more information as it becomes available.