Lockdown lifted at Port Chester Middle School

Rye Brook police determined there was never any danger.

News 12 Staff

Feb 28, 2024, 6:31 PM

Updated 86 days ago


A threat prompted an immediate lockdown of schools in Port Chester today. Rye Brook police issued an all-clear, and the lockdown is no longer in effect.
The threat originated at Port Chester Middle School, leading to all schools being placed in lockdown as a precautionary measure.
The police chief said a 12-year-old student made an anonymous treat to the school in a call placed to state police. No charges have been filed.
Police assure that everyone is safe, and will provide updates as more information becomes available.

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