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Yorktown Police Adds Extra Security at Elementary Schools

There are no threats, but police say they want local residents to feel safe.

In reaction to this morning's , Yorktown police officers were stationed on Yorktown and Lakeland school grounds at dismissal time on Friday.

Yorktown police Lt. Robert Noble said a police officer visited each elementary school within the Lakeland and Yorktown school districts as a precaution.

"There was not any indication that any local schools are/were in danger and there has not been any threats that I am aware of," Lt. Noble told Patch. 

Reports from Newtown, CT, have confirmed the death toll: 20 children, 6 adults, including the shooter, and one adult victim at a "secondary scene" in Connecticut.

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Further reading:

  • Report: Gunman's Mother Was Target and School's Kindergarten Teacher
  • Photos: Newtown School Shooting
  • Hurting Today In Wake of Newtown Shooting

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