Police: Prospect schools on lockdown after stolen vehicle crash

PROSPECT — Schools in the area of a crash involving a stolen vehicle have been put into lockdown as a precaution Thursday morning, according to state police.

Connecticut State Police troopers are in the area of Route 69 and Radio Tower Road, investigating the crash.

“As a precautionary measure, schools in the area have been placed on lockdown,” state police said shortly before 10 a.m.

The schools in lockdown are Long River Middle School and Prospect Elementary School, according to WTNH. School officials told WTNH students are staff are not in danger.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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