“Monday Lockdown for Westfield Schools; Union Catholic HS Sees Police Action”

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WESTFIELD, NJ: Public schools in Westfield and Scotch Plains-Fanwood, NJ, have been placed under a shelter-in-place order Monday afternoon due to police activity at Union Catholic High School.

A Nixle alert was issued around 1 p.m. by Westfield police stating that a threat at a nearby high school has led to a shelter-in-place order for Westfield schools for the remainder of the day.

Westfield Public Schools communicated to parents that local law enforcement is currently investigating a security issue at Union Catholic High School.

In an email, it was stated that a modified shelter-in-place has been implemented as a precautionary measure. This means all outdoor activities have been halted and no one is allowed to enter or exit the schools. However, all students and staff are safe and continuing with their regular class schedules indoors. Updates will be provided as more information becomes available.

Scotch Plains police have also issued an alert stating that all public schools in Scotch Plains-Fanwood are under a similar shelter-in-place order.

Union Catholic High School, the school in question, is situated at 1600 Martine Avenue in Scotch Plains.

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Danny Freeman is a correspondent for usnewsdaily , based in Philadelphia. The Emmy Award-winning reporter joined usnewsdaily in 2023 from NBC10 in Philadelphia. While at NBC10, Freeman worked as an Investigative Reporter focused on campaign finance, environmental issues, and police accountability. Freeman returned to the East Coast after working as a political reporter for NBC 7 in San Diego, where he hosted “Politically Speaking,” the station’s weekly public affairs show. Prior to that, he was a reporter at KGET-17 News, the NBC affiliate in Bakersfield, California.
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