Threat to Kill 25 Students Led to Lockdown in Weston

Wednesday, Mar 13, 2013  |  Updated 5:04 PM EDT
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Threat to Kill 25 Students Led to Lockdown in Weston

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A high school in Weston has been placed on lockdown because of an unconfirmed threat.

Weston High School was placed on lockdown and then evacuated as a precaution because of a threat.

The lockdown began at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, after a teacher found a note with a threat to kill a teacher and 25 students, according to a police source with knowledge of the investigation.

A police officer who was at the school on an unrelated matter was told about the note.

The building was then evacuated and students were moved to other schools as a safety measure, according to school officials.

The note has been sent to the state crime lab for further testing, the source said.

Anyone with information is asked to call police.
 

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