NJ High School Reopens After Being Evacuated - New York News

NJ High School Reopens After Threatening Graffiti Prompts Evacuation

Posted: Updated:
MEDFORD TWP., N.J. -

A high school in Burlington County reopened Thursday afternoon after threatening graffiti found in a school bathroom prompted an evacuation.

Lenape Regional High School in Medford was evacuated Thursday morning after the discovery of threatening graffiti, school officials said. By about noon, staff and students were allowed to return to class.

Officers with the Medford Police Department and the local Canine Task Force searched buildings and school grounds and have since determined the school to be safe.

In a statement on the school's website, school officials said they were investigating the incident.

"All efforts are being pursued to identify and apprehend the person(s) responsible for creating this disturbance," the statement read. "Thank you for your understanding and support throughout this incident."

Students were expected to continue with classes on a modified schedule and all after school activities were expected to go on as scheduled, school officials said.

  • Local NewsMore>>

  • Restroom Cameras At UDel. Didn't Focus On 1 Person

    Restroom Cameras At UDel. Didn't Focus On 1 Person

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 9:08 AM EDT2014-07-30 13:08:17 GMT
    Court records say a former University of Delaware graduate researcher who is accused of using a recording device to make videos of women in on- and off-campus bathrooms secretly did it for "personal gratification" and did not seek out any one woman.
    Court records say a former University of Delaware graduate researcher who is accused of using a recording device to make videos of women in on- and off-campus bathrooms secretly did it for "personal gratification" and did not seek out any one woman.
  • 6 Former Philadelphia Narcotics Officers Under Arrest

    6 Former Philadelphia Narcotics Officers Under Arrest

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 8:32 AM EDT2014-07-30 12:32:10 GMT

    Six former Philadelphia police narcotics officers are in federal custody Wednesday morning on corruption charges, high-ranking police sources tell FOX 29 News.

    Six former Philadelphia police narcotics officers are in federal custody Wednesday morning on corruption charges, high-ranking police sources tell FOX 29 News.

  • Police investigate student found on dormitory roof

    Police investigate student found on dormitory roof

    Pittsburgh police are trying to figure out how a 23-year-old student wound up injured on the roof of a Carnegie Mellon University dormitory.
    Pittsburgh police are trying to figure out how a 23-year-old student wound up injured on the roof of a Carnegie Mellon University dormitory.
Powered by WorldNow
Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices