Newtown Schools Locked Down After Threat
NEWTOWN, Conn., (UPI) – A phone threat Monday prompted police to lock down schools in Newtown, Conn., officials said.
Newtown is where Adam Lanza gunned down 20 elementary school students and six staff members Schools in December. He also killed his mother before taking his own life.
Newtown Board of Education secretary Cody McCubbin told ABC News the district received a “call-in threat.”
The network reported Newtown police said they put schools on lockdown for “precautionary measures.”
No other details were provided.
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