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High schools in Waterbury, Storrs evacuated after bomb threats: Police

It is not immediately clear of the two threats were connected.
Credit: FOX61

WATERBURY, Conn. — Two high schools in Waterbury and Storrs were evacuated early Tuesday afternoon after police received an anonymous bomb threat.

Police in Waterbury were notified around 12:26 p.m. of a bomb threat at Kennedy High School located on Highland Ave. The school was quickly and safely evacuated.

This incident remains under investigation. No further information was immediately available.

Meanwhile, EO Smith High School in Storrs notified Connecticut State Police they received a similar threat via email. The school has been evacuated and an extensive search of the building is being conducted.

It was not immediately clear when the threat was made. No other information was immediately available.

This is breaking news. Check back for updates.

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