5 PBC schools put on lockdown after bogus threats, police investigate

first_imgPolice are investigating after five Palm Beach County schools were placed on a code red lockdown due to “non-credible” threats.Cardinal Newman High School and four other local schools received threats over the phone that led to the lockdown.The threats appear to be linked to a robocall that has been sent out throughout the state of Florida, CBS12 reports.The FBI is also investigating, according to CBS12.Police said all the threats were non-credible students or faculty were never in danger.The lockdowns at all five schools were lifted after deemed the threats “non-credible.”It remains unclear at this time what the threats entailed.Anyone with information about any of the threats is urged to call the West Palm Beach Police Department at 561-822-1900.Several South Florida schools were also put on lockdown due to “non-credible threats.”One person was arrested Thursday following a hoax bomb threat at Miami high school.No other information is available at this time.last_img

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