Greenwich High School Lockdown: Full Story & Must-See Details

Greenwich High School in Connecticut is on lockdown following some type of threat, according to Greenwich police.

What Happened?

An unspecified threat was made against Greenwich High School, leading to a lockdown. Police are on the scene and there are no injuries. Authorities have said they were not responding to a bomb threat.

Parents are asked to not go to the school and residents are urged to avoid the area while authorities investigate. No other schools are affected. Numerous officers were called to the school around 1:00 P.M. EST.

UPDATE 4:01 P.M.:  The lockdown is over, according to Greenwich PD.

You can follow a student live during the lockdown on periscope.

“Lockdown procedures are moving smoothly,” Lt. Kraig Gray, a police spokesman, said. “Please avoid the area.” The Greenwich PD originally tweeted out a notification of the lockdown.

“All students are safe,” Kim Eves, a Greenwich Schools spokeswoman, said. “No other schools are involved. Do not go to the high school.” Normal dismissal time (2:15 P.M.) will not be observed due to the lockdown.

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Police are expected to brief the press on the incident shortly.


Greenwich High School

Greenwich High School serves grades 9-12 and houses 2,687 students. It has been ranked among the top 100 U.S. high schools by Newsweek 12 times since 2003.

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