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Nutley Police Department: Video Does Not Contain Direct Threat to Nutley Public Schools

Nutley Police outside John H. Walker Middle School in Nutley February 16, 2018 Credits: John Lee / TAPinto.net

NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Police Department report that the video that led to Nutley Public Schools being closed did not post a direct threat to any of the township's schools.

Police report that the person responsible for the video has been cooperating with the Nutley Police Department in their investigation. Interviews are on-going, The department is also investigating all technology based information related to this incident. 

The Nutley Police Department stressed that the facts uncovered so far indicate that there does not appear to be an immediate threat to any of the Nutley Public Schools or the public. 

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Nutley Superintendent of Schools Dr. Julie Glazer made the decision Thursday night to close schools on Friday as a precautionary measure. All after-school activities for the day are also canceled. 

Public Safety Director Alphonse Petracco and Chief of Police Thomas Strumolo reassure parents/guardians, students and school employees that the department is taking all available steps to ensure their safety. 

TAPinto Nutley will continue to follow this story as more details emerge.  

Related Story: Nutley Schools Closed Friday Following Security Threat


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