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Barkingside school goes into lock-down following hoax bomb threat

PUBLISHED: 12:41 19 March 2018 | UPDATED: 18:09 19 March 2018

Kantor King Solomon, in Forest Road, went into lock-down after receiving a bomb threat. Photo: Google

Kantor King Solomon, in Forest Road, went into lock-down after receiving a bomb threat. Photo: Google

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A secondary school in Barkingside went into lock-down after receiving a hoax bomb threat this morning.

Kantor King Solomon, in Forest Road, was among more than 400 schools across the country to launch emergency measures this morning (March 19).

The schools reportedly received an email alleging that a bomb on their grounds would be detonated if demands were not met, according to a report by the Mirror.

Kantor King Solomon tweeted: “There was a national threat made to lots of schools this morning and KKS went into invacutation [sic] to ensure the safety of our site.

“This was in conjunction with [Community Security Trust] and the Metropolitan Police.

“We have established that there is no further threat and school is now running as normal.”

Metropolitan police has stated that they are “investigating reports of communication made to a number of schools across London”.

There have been no arrests and enquiries are ongoing.


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