A swatting incident lead to heavy police presence near a school in Simsbury prompted "lockout" security measures at Tariffville Elementary School on Thursday.
Police were searching an apartment building on 55 Elm Street after received a call from an anonymous person who threated to harm a relative and the police.
Simsbury Police did not locate any victims or a threat and believe the incident was a hoax or a swatting incident.
The threat was not to the school, however, police said they were taking precautionary measures to ensure the safety of the students and staff.
Students were not held and were dismissed from the school at a normal time. School officials made notifications to parents.
Anyone with information about the incident should contact Detective Tim May at (860) 658-3141.
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