Police have issues statements twice declaring the lockdown was lifted at all Plainsboro schools, only to reissue new information minutes later saying the lockdown is still in effect at some schools.
According to the most recent alert by police at about 3 p.m., lockdowns remain for West Windsor-Plainsboro High School North, Millstone River, Community Middle School, and Wicoff Elementary. The lockdowns will be in effect beyond dismissal. Police will remain on site at all the schools. In the schools on lockdown, all after-school activities are canceled. All sports events at Community Middle School are canceled. All early sports events at WW-P North are canceled. Police are still reviewing sports events for 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. The program of studies program for grade 8 parents will be held at WW-P Northat 7 p.m.
A lockdown at West Windsor-Plainsboro High School South ended at about 2:45 p.m. The lockdown, which began around 2 p.m., was a precautionary measure, police said.
The lockdown went in to effect after a suspicious male and female were spotted in the woods in the area of Millstone Pond, West Windsor Police said. The two were in possession of hunting rifles and then left the view of law enforcement. Police believe the two are duck hunters, and said duck calls were heard in the area. A state police helicopter searched the area, and Plainsboro and West Windsor officers are still looking for the pair, who appear to have left the area.
West Windsor officers are stationed at every crossing and the high school parking lot, police said. School buses will arrive late because of the incident, police said. Parents who normally pick their children up from school should arrive at the regular time, police said.