Additional security after school threat

A police officer walks outside Fairfield Warde High School, May 9, 2014. (WTNH / Noelle Gardner).

FAIRFIELD, Conn. (WTNH) — There is a heightened police presence at Fairfield Warde High School today after a bomb threat was found.

The note was found scribbled on a desk.

The school was declared safe to reenter this morning after the bomb threat. Local and state police finished their sweep of the school without finding any explosives.

As a precaution, the superintendent told News 8 officials limited the entrances to the school. Police tell us they take every bomb threat seriously.

“We have officers at the scene,” Fairfield police Chief Gary MacNamara said. “We took steps last night to make sure that the building was safe. We’ve secured the building and I’ve opened the building today and have officers on scene and we are still conducting an investigation.”

Police say there are no indications that the message is credible.

Detectives are also investigating a bomb threat that was made Thursday at this Home Depot on Kings Highway Cutoff in Fairfield. The store was evacuated. No bomb was found inside the store.

Investigators are not sure if both threats are connected.

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