Bristol Central High School dismissed due to threat

BRISTOL, Conn. (WTNH)– Bristol Central High School dismissed early today due to a threat, according to police.

Police and firefighters were on scene at 480 Wolcott Street investigating the threat. State Police conducted sweeps of the building and the dog teams have cleared the building.

BCHS principal Pete Wininger tweeted earlier “a written message was found on a desk claiming a bomb would go off on 5/27 at 10:46. Students were promptly evacuated. More to follow.”

He also mentioned that the school building is now empty and that all students are safe. He stated there would be more instructions to follow.

After students complained about leaving their things, Wininger tweeted, “students may enter building to retrieve their belongings at 12:30. You must enter through main office.”

All after school activities and athletics have been canceled for the day .

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