Plainfield schools locked down after out of state threat

PLAINFIELD, Conn. (WTNH)  –  Two schools in Plainfield were placed on lock down and police were sent to all schools in town after an original threat against a Plainfield High School in another state was posted on the internet.

According to the Superintendent’s Office Plainfield High and Shepard Hill School were locked down for a period of time between 9 and 10:45 a.m. and parents were notified.

Police were able to determine the threat came from out of state and pertained to a school out of state.   Police departments in Connecticut and out of state working together were able to identify the internet source and the investigation is now being done out of state.

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