Child charged in connection to threats that prompted school lockdowns in Jay

Spruce Mountain Middle School and High School (WGME)

JAY (WGME) -- Jay Police say a 9-year-old girl is responsible for causing lockdowns at two schools on Wednesday.

According to the police chief, they summonsed a 9-year-old girl from Livermore Falls Thursday with creating a false public alarm.

They say she made multiple calls from the school bus and from inside the school, saying there was a person with a gun at Spruce Mountain Middle School.

Spruce Mountain Middle School and High School were in lockdown for several hours Wednesday.

She is a student at the elementary school in Jay.

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