Police Investigate Bomb Threat

Posted on  05/31/2013 1:19 pm


  • P.S. DuPont Middle School, 701 West 34th Street, Wilmington, Delaware

Date of Occurrence:

  • Friday, May 31, 2013, approximately 9:13 a.m.


At approximately 9:13 this morning an unknown caller contacted P.S. DuPont Middle School with a bomb threat. The school immediately activated their emergency response plan and evacuated the building. K-9 officers conducted a sweep of the building for suspicious packages and explosives; none were located. Officers declared the school safe and students were allowed to reenter the building.

Detectives continue to investigate the incident. Anyone with information can call:

  • Wilmington Police Confidential Tip Line at (302) 576-3990.
  • Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 (1-800-847-3333) or online at www.tipsubmit.com.