No threat found after report of man with gun near Mass. school

To view this site, you need to have Flash Player 9.0.115 or later installed. Click here to get the latest Flash player.

June 18, 2014, 1:45 pm
SHARE THIS POST
Print Article


Officials confirm that no threat was found  after a search in the area of the Pine Hill School in Sherborn, Massachusetts, after a report of a man with a gun near a school.

Officers from the Framingham, Natick and Sherborn police departments in Massachusetts, along with a K-9 unit conducted the search.

A heavy police presence remained at the school Wednesday afternoon, but the area was checked and cleared and children were released to parents. The school, located at 10 Pine Hill Lane, was in lockdown from 12:44 until 3:15, according to Superintendent Steven Bliss.

Bliss said in a statement that a first grade student first reported seeing a man with a gun in the woods near the school.

Students were outside participating in outdoor activities for a field day and were brought inside for the lockdown.

The Massachusetts State Police Air Wing also assisted during the search.

For up-to-the-minute news and weather, be sure to follow us on Twitter and like us on Facebook.

Tags: Natick, Sherborn, Pine Hill School
RELATED STORIES
COMMENTS
Reports of partial building and roof collapses; no immediate reports of serious injuries
A severe storm touched down in the city, causing flooding and damage to buildings
Police in Duxbury, Mass. responded to report of suspicious package in intersection