NEWS UPDATE: Threatening note found at Weston High School

Weston Public Schools

3:30 p.m. — Police are reportedly winding down their operations at Weston High School, and expect to clear the scene shortly.

After-school activities for Wednesday have already been canceled

2 p.m. — Weston High School went into lockdown and was evacuated earlier today  because of a threatening note found in a school hallway, according to Weston Police Chief John Troxell.

He said the note contained a “specific threat to students and staff,” but would not elaborate any further.

The state police were called in with dogs to do a bomb sweep of the school and its perimeter, the chief said. Wilton and Easton are assisting through mutual aid.

Students at the high school were evacuated to the intermediate school and the middle school and are being sent home by bus. The chief advised parents not to go to the high school because no cars are being allowed in.

The town’s other three schools are not affected and will be dismissing at regular times.

1:30 p.m. —Weston High School students are being evacuated to the middle school and intermediate school.

The students will be dismissed on buses at 2 p.m.

State police will reportedly do a bomb sweep of the school.

No other Weston schools are being evacuated.

1 p.m. — Weston High School is in lockdown at this time due to an unconfirmed threat.

A school administrator said the schools are “just taking precautions at this time.”

No other Weston schools are affected by the lockdown.

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  • harpo

    while the dogs are there, should check the high school out for drugs

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