Elementary School Placed on Lockdown Friday Morning; Police Determine No Threat to School or Community

by Patrick Herron

Montgomery County Police announced that New Hampshire Estates Elementary School at 8720 Carroll Avenue in Silver Spring was placed on a lockdown earlier this morning. According to MCPD, “At approximately 8:30 a.m. New Hampshire Estates ES went into lockdown as the result of a police investigation in the area. The lockdown lasted approximately 30 mins. until police verified there was no threat to the school or community. The lockdown has been lifted.”

“Community Engagement officers responded to New Hampshire Estates Elementary School and remained at the school until the lockdown was lifted. Officers will continue to monitor the school for the remainder of the day.”
We will post an update when additional information becomes available.



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