Bomb threat sends Cumberland High School into ‘restricted movement’

Cumberland High School. (WLNE)

CUMBERLAND, R.I. (WLNE) — A bomb threat sent Cumberland High School into a “restricted movement” Thursday afternoon.

Cumberland police said the school was alerted to a potential bomb threat late Thursday morning through social media.

“School Safety protocols were immediately enacted and the Cumberland Police Department were engaged in the process,” said police.

After investigating, police said the threat was not deemed credible.

“However, in an abundance of caution, we did initiate a restricted movement for a brief period of time at the high school,” said police.

No further information was immediately released.

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