Violence threat at high school deemed not credible

Haverford High School students were sent back to normal class activities at 9:50 a.m. this morning, Monday, January5, 2015 after a student reported a threat delivered via another student to the school's principal, Dr. Nesbitt. Facebook lit up this morning with parents searching for information after receiving texts from their students currently told to "shelter in place" on lockdown in their classrooms and other holding areas like the gyms and auditorium. At 10:40 a.m., Dr. Nesbitt sent out the following robocall to parents in the township: NBC Philly reported on it here. Will update when more information comes in. UPDATE: 3:32 PM. Official statement from the high school: "This morning a student at Haverford High School informed Dr. Jeff Nesbitt of an internet threat to the High School. Dr. Nesbitt immediately followed district protocol by putting the school in Shelter In Place, contacting the local Haverford Township Police, and District Administration. The Haverford Police worked with school and district officials to search the building. The Police and Administration found no threat. At 9:50 am, Shelter In Place was lifted and students resumed their normal school day. Three Haverford Township Police officers will remain on campus for the school day. Haverford High School students and staff followed the safety protocol that they practice in drills throughout the school year. The Haverford Township Police will continue to investigate the threat." … [Read more...]

7-11 & HPD are lookin’ for a robber guy

Official press release from the HPD: HAVERFORD TOWNSHIP POLICE DEPARTMENT 1010 Darby Road Havertown, Pennsylvania 19083 Official Press Release Robbery 7-Eleven Store 2606 Haverford Road On Thursday, September 12, 2013, at 0539 hours, the Haverford Township Police Department responded to a report of a robbery at the 7-Eleven Store located at 2606 Haverford Road, Ardmore, PA. Upon arrival, officers were informed by the store clerk that he was just robbed by a white male who implied that he was armed with a gun and demanded the money from the cash register. The store clerk handed over an undisclosed amount of currency to the male who then exited the store. He was observed fleeing the store on what appeared to be a bicycle heading towards the SEPTA bus route along Hathaway Lane. The actor is described as a white male with brown colored sideburns that attach to a goatee, and is believed to be approximately 5’9” – 5’10” tall. He was observed wearing a red Phillies T- Shirt, black shorts with a red stripe on the side, and a black baseball cap with a green emblem appearing to be a DC Shoes logo. The investigation is continuing. Anyone with information, please contact the Haverford Township Police Department/ Investigations Division at 610-853-1298 ext.1230, Detective Johnson at 610-853-1298 ext.1234 or the H.T.P.D. Anonymous Tip-Line at 610-853-9213.   Here are the pics:   … [Read more...]