Schools reopen after receiving automated bomb threat

An automated bomb threat was received by Milford Senior High School staff on Tuesday, Feb. 2 at 9:45 a.m., according to the Milford Police Department.

Both the high school and Milford Central Academy were evacuated and the campus was searched. Both buildings have since been reopened to students and staff.

Sgt. Robert W. Masten said, “It’s believed this is connected to the other similar incidents in the area.”

This investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information regarding this matter is urged to contact Milford Police at 302.422.8081 or submit tips to Crime Stoppers at 1.800.TIP.3333.  Tips can also be submitted to the MyPD App, Facebook or Twitter at @MilfordPoliceDE.

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