Millsboro, DE – The Delaware State Police are currently investigating a threat that was made to a Millsboro Elementary School earlier this morning.
The initial investigation has determined that the incident began this morning, Tuesday, May 5, 2015, at approximately 9:50 a.m., after an unknown person called the main office of East Millsboro Elementary School, located at 29346 Iron Branch Road, Millsboro, and threatened to harm the children at that school. As a precaution, Indian River School District had all students throughout the district come back into their respective schools and a low-level lockdown was instituted while detectives conducted their investigation. Troopers also responded to schools throughout the Indian River School District as a precautionary measure.
The school resumed normal operations at approximately 12:20 p.m. after it was determined the threat was not credible. Troopers will; however, maintain an increased presence at the schools for the remainder of the day.
The investigation into this incident by the Delaware State Police is continuing.
If anyone has any information in reference to this incident, they are asked to contact Detective J. Hudson at 302-732-1500. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppersat 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."