Naperville Police Department Media Release

Threat at Beebe Elementary School determined to be unfounded; Investigation into source continues

At 11:29 a.m. on Monday, May 23, Naperville Police Department officers responded to Beebe Elementary School, located on the 100 block of east 11th Av., for the report of a bomb threat at the school. Students and faculty left the school and were moved to another district location.

Naperville Police officers, along with DuPage County’s Bomb Squad and Explosive K9, searched the premises and have determined the threat is unfounded. Investigation into the source of the threat continues.

If anyone has information regarding this crime, they are encouraged to contact the Naperville Police Department at (630) 420-6666 and ask for the Investigations Division.

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