Student arrested for bomb threat at Hamden High

Dyshawn Silva (Photo provided by the Hamden Police Dept.)

HAMDEN, Conn. (WTNH) — A Hamden High School student has been arrested for allegedly calling in a bomb threat to the school Friday morning.

RELATED STORY: No explosive devices found at Hamden High School

Hamden police say 18-year-old Dyshawn Silva called the police department around 8:30 a.m. and stated “There’s a bomb at Hamden High School.” The school was evacuated until around 11 a.m., after a search turned up no explosives. Police say that search did turn up part of the cell phone that phoned in the threat, found in a toilet.

The Country Hills Road resident is charged with first-degree threatening, second-degree breach of peace, and falsely reporting an incident. His bond was set at $5,000.

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