SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – There is an increased police presence at South Plainfield High School today due a report of a possible threat. 

On the evening of Jan 21, the South Plainfield Police Department alerted South Plainfield High School administration of a possible threat to the high school. 

“The South Plainfield Police Department immediately began an investigation into the situation,” said Principal Ronnie Spring in an email sent to parents and faculty the morning  of Jan. 22. “At this time, the police have determined that there is no immediate threat to the South Plainfield High School and they are continuing to investigate the report.”

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Spring’s email goes on to state, “As a precaution, there will be an increased police presence at South Plainfield High School.The South Plainfield School District takes all threats very seriously and we continue to implement our security procedures while working closely with law enforcement.” 

As of press time, the investigation was ongoing by the South Plainfield Police Department. Calls to the Chief James Parker were not immediately returned. TAPinto South Plainfield will update this article when/if more information becomes available.