NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) –– A Nassau County middle school was evacuated Wednesday because of a threatening note found in the school.

At around 9:30 a.m., a note was found in a bathroom at Seaford Middle School indicating some type of threat, police said.

The school is located at 3940 Sunset Ave.

The school was evacuated for a few hours while police searched the building.

The school was later deemed safe by police and students returned to class.

The incident is under investigation.

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