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Delaware State Police

Superintendent Colonel Nathaniel McQueen Jr.

State Police Investigating Bomb Threat – Long Neck

Date Posted: Thursday, January 5th, 2017

Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Gary Fournier

Millsboro –The Delaware State Police are investigating a bomb threat that was called into the Long Neck Elementary School located at 26064 School Lane this afternoon.

The incident occurred around 12:46 p.m. today, Thursday January 5, 2017 when a robotic style or computer generated voice phone call was received in the school’s main office stating there was an unknown type of device in the school. The school was placed on a low-level lockdown and an administrative search was conducted by school administration and troopers.  Nothing out of the ordinary or suspicious was located and staff and students resumed their daily activities around 1:50 p.m.

No suspects or leads have been established in this case.  If anyone has any information in reference to this incident, they are asked to contact Troop 4 Youth Aid Division at 302-856-5850. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the internet at, or by sending an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword “DSP.”

Released: 010517 1615


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