Ridgefield High School dismisses students early due to threat


Ridgefield High School dismissed students early on Thursday morning due to a threat.

An official with Ridgefield Public Schools says that police responded to the high school at 700 N Salem Road after a written threat was received.

The nature of the threat is unclear. 

School officials say that out of an abundance of caution, students and staff were dismissed at 9:30 a.m. 

The early dismissal and threat does not affect Scotts Ridge Middle School on the same road. 

The incident remains under investigation at this time. 


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