Phone threat targeting Waterford High School prompts early dismissal, police say

New London

WATERFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Waterford police are investigating a phone call targeting Waterford High School Thursday morning.

According to police, the high school received a threatening phone call, and administrators immediately evacuated the building.

Police said the students were able to go back into the school and take shelter in secured areas to stay warm and dry.

Students will be dismissed from school early due to the ongoing investigation. Dismissal procedures will follow as normal. Parents are asked to call the school if there is a change in a student’s transportation situation.

All the students and staff of the high school are safe, according to police.

News 8 will update this story as more information comes in.

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