Contact: Captain John D. Cartledge FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Press Release RE: Bomb Threat at Northampton High School
NORTHAMPTON, Massachusetts (May 10,2016)- On Tuesday May 10th at approximately 11:12 a.m. the Northampton Police Department and Northampton Fire Department responded to the Northampton High School at 380 Elm St. for a report of a bomb threat. On arrival the Northampton Police Department and Northampton Fire Department set up a unified command along with a Trooper with the Massachusetts State Police Bomb Squad, school administrators and staff. There was an initial shelter in place, followed by a controlled evacuation and search of the school. No suspicious materials were found and the threat was determined to be non-credible and non-specific. Classes resumed at approximately 12:20 p.m. A criminal investigation into the bomb threat is on-going.