Naperville North High School put on lockdown, school day canceled due to bomb threat

ByABC 7 Chicago Digital Team via WLS logo
Wednesday, September 22, 2021
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Naperville North High School was placed on lockdown and classes canceled due to a threat against the building Wednesday morning.

NAPERVILLE, Ill. (WLS) -- Naperville North High School has cancelled school for the day because of a threat to the building, Naperville School District 203 announced Wednesday.

Naperville police said Wednesday afternoon that they responded to a bomb threat, but no explosives were found. Police searched the building with area bomb squad personnel and bomb dogs.

The school asked that all students remain at home Wednesday morning. Students who had already arrived at school were picked up at Naperville Central High School, officials said.

Officials said the school day and all activities have been canceled to allow Naperville police to investigate the threat.

Chopper 7HD flew above the school as some Naperville police squad cars patrolled the area.

Further details on the nature of the threat against the school were not immediately available.