Statement regarding hoax email

Forcewide: Please read

13 Apr 2018

Detective Chief Inspector Stewart Miller said: “We’ve been made aware of a hoax email sent to schools in the force area this morning 13 April 2018.

“We want to categorically reassure parents and children, staff and the wider public that this a non-credible threat that has been sent nationwide.

“Our primary concern is to ensure that schools are given guidance, up-to-date information and reassurance and above all that everyone is safe.

“Community officers have already been sent to schools to provide that reassurance.”