Eight Northamptonshire schools hit by hoax bomb threats

Schools in Northamptonshire were among hundreds across the country to be targeted in a mass bomb hoax threat today (Wednesday, March 28).

Wednesday, 28th March 2018, 6:08 pm
Updated Wednesday, 28th March 2018, 6:10 pm
Northamptonshire Police are today investigating a hoax bomb threat to eight county schools.

Northamptonshire Police have confirmed this afternoon that eight schools in the county received the threat.

A National Police Chiefs’ Council spokesperson said: “Police forces are aware of a series of malicious hoax communications to schools across the country.

"Enquiries continue to establish the facts and forces are working together to investigate who is responsible.

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“Police take hoaxes extremely seriously. They divert police resources and cause disruption and alarm to the public."

If you have information call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.