Kid says he has a bomb in backpack on school bus, prompts Denton police response

The Denton Police Department and ISD are investigating an incident that occurred earlier this afternoon on a school bus following class.

At around 4:15pm, Denton Fire Department and Police Department responded to a school bus in the 2300 block of E. Sherman Drive to investigate a bomb threat. A school student onboard the bus stated he had bombs in his backpack.

All students were escorted off the bus as police and bomb techs investigated the backpack. The student reported it was a hoax, and police further determined there was no threat.

There is no additional information regarding this incident.