Melrose Police Department

MHS Briefly Placed on Lockdown Following Threat

For Immediate Release

Friday, Oct. 6, 2017

Contact: John Guilfoil
Phone: 617-993-0003

MHS Briefly Placed on Lockdown Following Threat

Student Detained Following Altercation with Police Where Officer was Injured

MELROSE — Superintendent Cyndy Taymore and Police Chief Michael L. Lyle report that Melrose High School was briefly placed on lockdown following a threat this morning. A student was then detained by police, injuring an officer in the process..

The sequence of events is as follows:

Superintendent Taymore and Chief Lyle would like to stress that at no time was anyone in the schools or community in any danger and there was never a weapon in the building.