BRANFORD, Conn. — A middle school student has been arrested for a threat made to Walsh Intermediate School, which caused the school to go into lockdown.
At around 1:53 p.m., Branford police released a statement on the Branford Police Department's Facebook page notifying the community of the lockdown.
Police said that most of the students were released due to a scheduled “early release” day at the school.
Additional police officer were assigned to Branford schools as a result of the threat.
Police said the student is in custody and has been referred to juvenile court.
The lockdown has since been lifted.
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