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Phone call forces school lockdown

UNIONDALE – Nassau County police are investigating an unusual incident that occurred in Uniondale on Wednesday, November 20, at 1:15 P.M.

According to detectives, an unknown male called the Turtle Hook Middle School at 975 Jerusalem Avenue stating the building should be evacuated and then hung up. The building was placed into lockdown while an extensive search was conducted by police and school personnel yielding negative results. Students were then released at the normal dismissal time. No injuries were reported and the investigation is ongoing.

Detectives request anyone with information regarding this incident to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.