East Yorkshire schools shut due to malicious email

East Yorkshire schools shut due to malicious email

A reported "non-credible" bomb threat sent to schools in East Yorkshire has resulted in the closure of a number of schools.

As reported by Hul Daily Mail, Aldbrough Primary School, between Withernsea and Hornsea, posted on their Facebook that the school had been forced to shut following a malicious email.

Humberside Police has since released a statement regarding the hoax email.

Detective chief inspector Steward 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.”

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