Newtown Schools Placed on Modified Lockdown

Phoned-in threat to Hawley Elementary School investigated by police and FBI.
1:31 | 06/10/13

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Tense afternoon for students and parents in new -- Connecticut the school's. -- into a modified lockdown after a threat was called in this. Nearly six months after the school massacre of their -- -- -- reporter Joseph -- is in Newtown tonight with the very latest on what exactly happened Jeff. -- -- is -- -- threw for elementary school here in new town the threat came into the school bio phone call at two wolf by this afternoon it was made the staff. And students at. The school. Immediately after shock. That's when a modified lockdown went into effect concerned parents they rushed to school here to pick up their children police. Descended on the school as well not only to reassure everyone that the matter was under control. But also to check and then double check anyone and everyone who tried to get on school property the lockdown in total is in effect for about 45 minutes. Dismissal actually occurred. On time at the normal time. We talked to one person who works -- -- -- down she called the person who made the threat sick. People have changed people are kinder and I think. New -- people who work and live here they've been through enough they just need to be left alone. Now the FBI is investigating who in fact need the threat. And also several other threats that we -- have been made since the massacre at sandy hook elementary school. Back in December live in -- on Joseph -- channel seven Eyewitness News.

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