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Bomb Threat Evacuates Redwood Elementary School

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - An early morning bomb threat evacuated Redwood Elementary School, located at 75 Redwood Ave.

According to West Orange Police, there was a "third party" call, and then the students and staff were evacuated to West Orange High School, where they will remain until a thorough search of Redwood is completed.

The West Orange Police Department is taking "every precaution" to ensure the safety of the students and staff at Redwood, they stated.

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This bomb threat comes just one day after news of a bomb scare at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. This is also less than two years after the shooting in a Newtown school in December 2012. Yesterday's Newtown bomb threat was determined to have been a hoax.

TAP into West Orange will provide more details as they become available.

 

 

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