BREAKING: 9 Separate Schools In One State Evacuate Or Lock Down Simultaneously
Police in nine New Jersey towns received bomb threats overnight.
Thousands of students in the area had their school day disrupted by the threats, as the local schools were the targets specified by the bomb threats.
Garfield, Bergenfield, Leonia, Fair Lawn, Englewood, Teaneck, Hackensack, Tenafly, and Clifton received threats.
New Jersey schools weren’t the only ones threatened. Threats to schools in Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, Florida and Massachusetts were also made, according to some news organizations.
One high school in Clifton received a received a voicemail during the night, which stated a bomb was placed in a school and there was going to be a mass shooting, according to Sgt. Robert Bracken, a spokesman for Clifton police.
“At this time, there is no indication of any validity to the threat,” Bracken said. “However, all precautions are being taken in order to ensure safety of the entire school district.”