Emergency Lockdown: Swatting Incident at Newbridge Road School

Authorities respond to a swatting incident at Newbridge Road School, prompting a lockdown and emergency measures.

A 911 call reports a male with a gun and possible shots fired at Newbridge Road School, triggering a swift response from the police.

The school goes into lockdown as law enforcement conducts a comprehensive search, utilizing various resources to ensure safety.

Investigation reveals it was a swatting incident — a malicious act triggering emergency response without cause. The call is deemed unfounded.

Confirmation that all students and staff are safe, reassuring parents and the community. Other schools in the district were on lockout as a precaution.

Explanation of swatting as a form of harassment, involving false reports to authorities to incite an emergency response.

Police urge anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. Cooperation is crucial in preventing and addressing such incidents.