BREAKING NEWS: Police investigating bomb threat at Long Neck Elementary

Date Published: 
Jan. 5, 2017

The Delaware State Police on Thursday afternoon were investigating a bomb threat that was called into the Long Neck Elementary School at 26064 School Lane this afternoon.

According to the DSP, the incident occurred around 12:46 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 5, when a robotic-style or computer-generated voice phone call was received in the school's main office, stating there was an unknown type of device in the school.

Police said the school was placed on a low-level lockdown, and an administrative search was conducted by school administration and troopers. Nothing out-of-the-ordinary or suspicious was located, they said, and staff and students resumed their daily activities around 1:50 p.m.

No suspects or leads have been established in this case, the DSP reported. If anyone has any information in reference to the incident, they are being asked to contact Troop 4 Youth Aid Division at (?302) 856-5850?. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at ?1-800-TIP-3333?, via the internet at www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com, or by sending an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword "DSP."