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Threat Forces Closing of Council Rock South

A student has been taken into custody for making threats specific to Council Rock South. The school will be remain closed for the day as the matter is investigated.

Authorities have closed Council Rock High School South on Friday after receiving a threat specifically against the school, ABC News reports.

According to a message posted on the Council Rock School District's website, the Northampton Police Department conducted an investigation that resulted in the arrest of a CR South student. The premises will remain closed to students and staff as the police sweep the premises to ensure they are safe.

The threat comes one week after the deadly shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn., that claimed the lives of 27 people, including 20 children ages 6 and 7 years-old.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

Bethany Devos December 21, 2012 at 03:02 PM
We invite you to join us tonight as we seek light in darkness - prayers and carols for Sandy Hook and also our own community. North & Southampton Reformed Church - 7:30 PM 1380 Bristol Rd., Churchville https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=461008637270123&set=a.103053416398982.4184.102814296422894&type=1&theater
Jesseka Kadylak (Editor) December 21, 2012 at 05:23 PM
Bethany, Thanks for the comment and for letting us know. Can you add this to our calendar of events show I can feature it on the site? http://northampton.patch.com/events/new

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