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Darth Vader Costume Leads To School Evacuation

A student wearing a Darth Vader costume for “Star Wars” Day caused an evacuation at a Wisconsin school yesterday.

Officials said a concerned parent called police after seeing someone walking into the school wearing dark clothing and a mask.

Officers responded to the scene and evacuated Parkview Middle School. 

The local Community Center where some students were taking an AP test, was also put on lockdown.

No threat was found when officers swept the school, and school district officials later posted on Facebook that there was a “misunderstanding where a student wore a Star Wars costume for May the Fourth Be With You day.” 

Officials say there was no intent of a threat, but the student will be held accountable.

May 4th is an official holiday for "Star Wars" fans, who say “May the Fourth Be With You.” 

It’s been observed since 2013.