Police respond to D-R High School following online threat

By News Staff

news@abc6.com 

Police responded to Dighton-Rehoboth Regional School Monday morning in response to a threat that was made online last week.

A statement was released Monday morning by the districts Superintendent Anthony C. Azar that read," The Dighton-Rehoboth Regional School District received an ambiguous threat made last week on a social media site called ask.fm

Adhering to district protocol, the Rehoboth and Dighton Police Departments were notified and responded immediately. 

Dighton-Rehoboth Regional School District takes all threats seriously. 

All safety protocols were followed to ensure the well-being and safety of students and staff. 

We would like to thank the Dighton and Rehoboth Police and other area agencies that supported our district safety protocols to ensure a smooth beginning to our Monday morning."

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