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East Providence Police issue statement on high school threat

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Photos by Rich Dionne
A student and two adults walk from East Providence High School after the school was locked down due to a possible weapon threat on Tuesday. According to a parent at the scene, police told parents and family members that they could go into the school in pairs and take their children out of the school or elect to have them finish out the day.

EAST PROVIDENCE — East Providence Police Department Lt. Raymond Blinn issued a statement on the “Code Red” alert issued earlier Tuesday, Dec. 18, at East Providence High School. The statement reads: “East Providence High School officials and the School Resource Officer (SRO) were alerted by a student to a suspicious incident that the student witnessed. […]

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