Sussex County-The Delaware State Police are currently investigating a pair of bomb threats that were called in a school and a district business office this morning.
The first incident occurred around 10:04 a.m. this morning, Monday, February 8, 2016, when an unknown male suspect called the East Millsboro Elementary School, located at 29346 Iron Branch Road, Millsboro, and advised that there was a bomb inside of the building. The school was evacuated and students were transported by busses to a pre-determined location while the Delaware State Police, Millsboro Police Department, and school administration conducted a search. Nothing out of the ordinary or suspicious was located and staff and students were allowed back to resume their daily activities.
The second incident happened at approximately 10:26 a.m. this morning, as an unknown male suspect placed a call to the Cape Henlopen School District Business Office, located at 1270 Kings Highway, Lewes, and advised that there was a bomb. The building was searched by troopers and staff. Again, nothing out of the ordinary or suspicious was located and staff resumed their daily activities.
Both of these incidents remain under investigation by the Delaware State Police at this time. It is unknown if these bomb threats are related to the series of bomb threats which have been occurring throughout the state over the past few weeks.
If anyone has any information in reference to any of the bomb threats which have occurred, they are asked to contact Troop 2 Youth Aid Division at 302-834-2620, Troop 3 Youth Aid Division at 302-697-4454, or 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."