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Elementary school in Fairfield briefly evacuated due to a phone threat

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FAIRFIELD, CT (WFSB) -

An elementary school in Fairfield was briefly evacuated due to a threat, according to school officials.

They said the Dwight Elementary School was evacuated late Wednesday morning.

However, students resumed class after state and local police swept the building. However, pre-kindergarten and kindergarten dismissed for the day.

Police said they didn't believe the threat was credible and found nothing during their search.

There's no word on who made the threat, but police said it was made over the phone in a robot-like voice.

They are investigating.

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