Wednesday, May 5, 2021
Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Police: 2 arrested after student brings loaded gun to Upper Darby High School

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Upper Darby Twp., Pa. — Police in Delaware County commended school administration, fellow students and officers on the scene after a gun was seized at Upper Darby High School Wednesday morning.

“UDHS administration received information about the weapon possession and acted quickly and decisively along with police on scene to administer a safe arrest,” said UD police in a Facebook post.

“We would like to thank the UDHS for their efforts and for constantly working with police to insure the safety of all students,” said police. “There are also a number of students that came forward with information and we thank them for their courage.”

High school officials alerted parents to situation via an automated phone call.

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Upper Darby Township Police Department Tweeted that no one was hurt and that “there was never a direct threat to any student on the grounds.”

“Thank you so much. My son is a freshman at UDHS,” David Polidoro wrote on Twitter following the incident. “There are no words to describe how grateful I am.”

This is a developing story.

 

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