‘Fictitious’ threat leads to heavier police presence at East Lyme schools

(WTNH / Kevin Frederick)

EAST LYME, Conn. (WTNH)– There will be a heavier police presence at all five East Lyme schools on Tuesday, as a result of what officials are calling a ‘fictitious’ threat.

Police say a social media account from California posted a shooting threat against a school.

Related: East Lyme Police investigate high school threat made on Instagram

Another account from California also made a fictitious bomb threat back in October.

The district says East Lyme schools are safe.

Below is a letter to parents regarding the threat from the school district.

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