Holmdel School Evacuated in 2nd Hoax Call in Month

A school in one New Jersey town was evacuated for the second time in just over a month Tuesday after police received an apparent hoax call about an armed intruder, authorities say.

Students were cleared out of the William R. Satz School in Holmdel after police say they received the call at about 10 a.m.

Teams searched the school and locked down nearby Holdmel High School, but both buildings were cleared at about 11:30 a.m., and students at Satz were let back into their classes.

Police say the case was a possible swatting hoax call. No student was in any danger, police say.

Last month, police swarmed Village Elementary School, also in Holmdel, after getting a hoax call there. Heavily armed officers were seen on the roof and around the perimeter of the building as police worked to clear the school. 

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