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Edison and Woodbridge police are investigating after an nameless name about photographs fired within the Wooden Avenue space sparked a shelter-in-place at 5 Woodbridge colleges.

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John Hagerty, Woodbridge communications director, mentioned there isn’t any affirmation of any photographs fired.

He mentioned there isn’t any indication the report had any advantage.

In keeping with Hagerty, about 1:10 p.m. Wednesday, Edison police acquired an nameless name about photographs fired within the Wooden Avenue space, which is on the border of the 2 townships.

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Out of an abundance of security, Edison police notified Woodbridge police and shelter-in-place procedures have been applied at 5 colleges within the Colonia part of Woodbridge: Oak Ridge Heights Faculty 21, Lynn Crest Faculty 22, Pennsylvania Avenue Faculty 27, Colonia Center Faculty and Colonia Excessive Faculty, Hagerty mentioned.

He mentioned an alert concerning the shelter-in-place was despatched out to folks by the college district.

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Three Edison colleges additionally briefly sheltered in place.

“A short while in the past, we heard experiences from the neighboring city of Woodbridge that there was an investigation of an incident. Despite the fact that the incident being investigated was not in Edison, as a precaution we positioned James Madison Main, James Madison Intermediate, and FDR in a quick shelter in place as we gained extra data. The shelter in place was lifted as quickly as we acquired phrase from the Edison Police Division that the investigation was full and it was a secure scenario. All youngsters are secure, and are engaged of their common college day,” a message posted on the Edison Faculty District web site learn.

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James Madison Main, James Madison Intermediate and the FDR preschool program are all situated on New Dover Street.

About 1:35 p.m. with the report of photographs fired unfounded, the shelter-in-place was lifted, Hagerty mentioned.

Electronic mail: srussell@gannettnj.com 

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