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RANDOLPH, Vt. (AP) — Police in Randolph, Vermont, say they do not expect to bring charges after a reported threat forced a district to close five schools.

Vermont Public Radio reports that the police do not anticipate bringing charges against a middle school student who reportedly threatened “shoot up the school.” The Orange Southwest School District closed five schools Tuesday after Randolph Police informed the district of the threat, citing an “abundance of caution.”

The police department received information late Monday evening from a parent about a threat of violence against a school in the district.

Superintendent Layne Millington said that because specific time frame of the threat officials decided to close all schools in the district.


This story has been corrected to show the school district is the Orange Southwest School District, not the Orange South Supervisory Union.