Large police presence near Fort Worth Elementary School
FORT WORTH, Texas – Several police officers were sent to Ridgley Hills Elementary School in Fort Worth on Monday afternoon due to domestic unrest in the area.
Fort Worth ISD reports that the campus was moved to guarded status after students were fired during the day.
“Police have alerted campus to a domestic conflict between family members that occurred off campus AFTER SCHOOL,” the district said in a statement.
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The call went to the Fort Worth police around 3:45 p.m., school ended on Monday at 3:00 p.m.
The district says that due to “an excess of precaution” they have decided to provide additional security for extracurricular activities and controlled release of students.
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“We want to emphasize that the incident was not school related and the safety of our staff and students is always our top priority,” the district said in a statement.
SKY 4 spotted several officers surrounding the school at 6:00 pm.
The police did not give any details about the domestic problem, but said that no threats of physical violence were found.
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texasstandard.news contributed to this report.