WESTFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – A threat made at White Oak School Monday was determined non-credible, Westfield police announced.
State and Westfield Police cleared White Oak School located at 533 N Rd. in Westfield after a threat was called in from a cell phone on Monday morning. Jody Michalski, Head of White Oak School, told 22News that police called the school telling them to go into lockdown because police had received a threat.
The school buildings were cleared and all students and staff were accounted for and safe. According to the Westfield Police Department, it has been determined to be a non-credible threat.
School resumed but parents were allowed to take their children home if they wanted to. The school will be open Tuesday as usual and counseling is available to anyone who needs it. White Oak School serves grades 3-12 for children with special education needs
The investigation is being conducted by Westfield Police Department Detective Bureau and Massachusetts State Police Detective Unit.