Anonymous call prompts Union City high school lockdown, no threat found

A lockdown at a Union City high school was lifted Friday afternoon after police determined an anonymous 911 phone call that warned of a shooting on campus had no validity.

At 12:38 p.m., a 911 dispatcher received an anonymous phone call from a person who told the dispatcher there would a shooting at James Logan High School, located at 1800 H St., according to police.

The police department, working with New Haven School District staff, responded to the school and placed the students on lockdown, as a precaution, police said.

Officers conducted a search on the campus. No threats were found and police lifted the lockdown at 3:25 p.m., according to police.

Police are continuing to investigate the phone call.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Union City police at (510) 471-1365. Callers who wish to remain anonymous can call (510) 675-5207.
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