Cumberland Regional High School bomb threat investigation clears school as safe
Published: Thursday, June 07, 2012, 1:56 PM Updated: Thursday, June 07, 2012, 2:22 P
Cindy Hepner/The News of Cumberland CountyCumberland Regional High School was locked down, evacuated and returned to normalcy on Thursday following a bomb threat. UPPER DEERFIELD TWP.
- Cumberland Regional High School (CRHS) students and staff safely returned to the building by 2 p.m. today after police investigated a bomb threat
reportedly called in to the school this morning.
Under the school's procedure, CRHS initially was put under a lockdown, meaning staff and students were not permitted to leave their classrooms.
K-9s were employed by police to sweep the interior and exterior of the building for any potential explosive devices.
New Jersey State Police blocked off Silver Lake Road and Love Lane between Old Deerfield Pike and Highway 77 while investigation was underway.
The students and staff were later evacuated to the football stadium, then allowed to return to the building once police cleared the facility as safe.
Nothing dangerous or suspicious was found in the investigation, according to State Police at the Bridgeton barracks.
on Jun. 7, 2012 at 3:28 PM