Delaware State Police investigate two bomb threats

Two bomb threats at two high schools, within hours of each other, have Delaware State Police investigating.

Officers were dispatched to Caesar Rodney High School in Camden at Friday morning, after an unknown person sent an email to the school’s website stating there were explosives inside and outside the school. Students were evacuated and eventually dismissed for the day. Police K9’s from DSP and Delaware Capitol Police were called in to search the building and nothing out of the ordinary was found.

Today’s bomb scare comes two days after a similar bomb scare at the high school Wednesday. Like today, no bomb was found.

Three hours later, police say a bomb threat was phoned into Polytech High School. The school in Woodside was evacuated, K9’s were called in and no bombs or bomb materials were found at the school. 

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DSP say the investigation is continuing into both of these bomb threats. If anyone has any information on either incident, they are asked to contact Detective Jones at 302-697-4454 or Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333. Information may also be provided via the internet at

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