Maine Town Closes Schools Due to ‘Potential Threat’ on Bathroom Wall

Authorities were investigating the credibility of the possible threat, found in a bathroom at Wiscasset Middle High School.

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Dallas Fire-Rescue Department

Schools in Wiscasset, Maine were closed Thursday after a “potential threat” was found written on a bathroom wall, the district said.

The school department said authorities were investigating the credibility of the possible threat, found in a bathroom at Wiscasset Middle High School.

“As a precautionary measure to assure all student and staff safety, a decision has been made to close the schools,” the school department said in a statement.

“The safety and welfare of all students and staff is our primary responsibility. We will continue to communicate necessary information regarding the school reopening as soon as possible.”

No further information was available on the nature of the potential threat.

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