Middletown High School received a robo-call threat “shortly before noon” on Monday, February 22nd. The following information was received from Middletown Public Schools on Monday;

“Today, February 22, Middletown High School received a robo-call threat. School personnel worked with Middletown police officers to ensure that the building was safe and the threat was deemed to be not credible.  Today, it was decided that the best course of action was for students and staff to remain in the building while school and police personnel cleared it, which occurred in a thorough and efficient manner. We will continue to be vigilant in our response to all threats and will treat each and every threat seriously. We will also continue to inform you of any future school safety matters.”

UPDATE: Portsmouth High School also received a robocall threat around 12th today.

This story will be updated as/if more information is received.

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