More threats made to Delaware schools

    Students were evacuated from three Delaware schools, after robo-call bomb threats were phoned in this morning.

    In all three instances, a computer-generated voice warned there was a bomb inside the school; in all three instances, Delaware State Police searched the schools and did not find anything suspicious.

    The bomb threats came in this morning at 10:17 to Redding Middle School in Middletown; at 10:20 a.m. to Wilmington Manor Elementary School in New Castle; and then, at 10:24 a.m. to Shield Elementary School downstate in Lewes.

    Once the buildings were cleared, students were allowed back inside to resume their classes. 

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    These incidents remain under investigation by the Delaware State Police. It is unknown if these bomb threats are related to the series of bomb threats that occurred in February within the state or to the threats called in to area schools two days ago. 

    A fourth call, DSP said, was placed to the Central Middle School and is being investigated by the Dover Police Department. No further details were provided about this latest bomb threat. 

    Anyone with information in connection to any of the bomb threats is asked to call Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or text a tip to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword “DSP.”

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