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Police received many reports of threats made to schools across Greater Manchester today

Today, Monday 19 March 2018, police have received a number of reports of threats made to schools across Greater Manchester.

Specialist officers are continuing to investigate after a number of believed malicious hoax threats were sent to schools across Greater Manchester.

The threats were sent this morning and police are working alongside schools and local authorities to find out who is responsible.

At this time communications are believed to be malicious hoaxes and there is not thought to be any direct threat to our communities.

Assistant Chief Constable Vanessa Jardine said: “We have been working closely with schools this morning and have advised them to make contact with parents.

“I understand the concern that this will have caused but felt it was important to let parents know that we are aware of the reports and are taking action.

“I want to reiterate that there is not believed to be any direct threat following these reports at this stage, they are believed to be malicious hoax communications.

“We are looking in to every single report and will continue to provide updates as soon as we can.”

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