HINGHAM (CBS) — Hingham High School was temporarily in lockdown mode Monday morning after the school received a threatening phone call. All of the students are safe, Hingham Police said.
The lockdown ended around 11:15 a.m. and a regular school schedule has resumed.READ MORE: Wellesley Police Investigating String Of Overnight Burglaries At Unlocked Homes
A “reported threat” is being investigated by police. No word yet on whether police believe the threat is credible or not.READ MORE: Bed Ripped Off Pickup Truck During Violent Dorchester Crash
“Several police units are present at the school,” police tweeted during the lockdown. Following the lockdown’s conclusion, police said some officers would remain at the school.MORE NEWS: J.T. Miller Scores Shootout Winner As Canucks Beat Bruins, 2-1
Principal Rick Swanson emailed Hingham High parents about the lockdown. “After we received a phone call about an alleged threat, we immediately contacted local police and placed the school in a lockdown,” he said.