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Twitter Threat Closes All Bayonne Schools

By rlsmetro on

A threat to create bodily harm to students and staff made on a Twitter social media account had police and school officials close all public schools in the Bayonne today-Monday-.

According to Superintendent of Bayonne schools Dr. Michael Wanko, the threat was made on Friday and because police have not discredited the threat as of 6:40 a.m. Monday, forced him to make the decision to close schools.

The unidentified person who posted the threat stated that they will begin to shoot up schools in the district at 4:20 am Monday.

On February 23rd, police locked down the high school after a mistaken threat made on a social media account that was reportedly aimed at a school in another state.

Police are actively investigating both threats.