North Bergen School on Shelter-in-Place after Guttenberg Report of Man with Weapon Nearby

A report out of Guttenberg about a man with a weapon resulted in North Bergen Police placing one of its nearby elementary schools on shelter-in-place friday afternoon.

School officials placed the Robert Fulton School on 74th st, just four blocks from the Guttenberg border, on shelter-in-place as a precaution until students were dismissed 15 minutes later.

The report about a person with a weapon had Guttenberg Police, Sheriff’s Department and SWAT team on location but was later ruled out as false alarm said Phil Swibinski spokesperson for the Sheriff Department.