Police issue more details on St. Paul, Chippens Hill bomb threats

June 4, 2014

The Bristol Police Department, Fire Department, and EMS responded to two bomb threats today.

At 11:31 a.m., public safety crews responded to St. PaulHigh School, 1001 Stafford Ave.

Subsequently, at 1:02 p.m., police, fire, and EMS responded to ChippensHillMiddle School on Peacedale Street.

In a press release, police said at both schools, the administration was made aware of the threat and evacuated students and faculty. The schools were closed, parents were notified, and busses were dispatched to transport students. There were no reported injuries, police said.

Police said they secured the school perimeters and an investigation was initiated. The State Police bomb unit was called and conducted searches and cleared each of the schools.

A press conference is scheduled for today at the Bristol Police Department with school officials, police officials, and the mayor’s office addressing the five bomb scares within nine days at Bristol schools.