Police: Portsmouth school closes Tuesday after ex-employee makes Internet threat

Posted at 8:40 PM, Jan 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-29 20:40:43-05

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – Portsmouth Catholic Regional School was closed Tuesday due to safety concerns, according to authorities.

Portsmouth Police said an employee who was recently fired made a vague threat on the Internet.

While the magistrate did not issue a warrant for the employee, a protective order was issued.

Police will be on scene Wednesday morning as school opens to provide extra security.

There is no further information.

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