WESTHAMPTON, NJ (CBS) – An unspecified threat has prompted a Burlington County school to issue a shelter-in-place.

The non-specific threat reportedly came into the Burlington County Institute of Technology in Westhampton around midnight Monday.

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CBS3’s Cleve Bryan spoke with Christopher Manno, superintendent of the Burlington County Institute of Technology and Special Services School District, about the incident. He says police and K-9s did a sweep of the school before students arrived Monday.

Once students arrived, Manno says they reported to the auditorium before the school day began.

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The school is currently under a shelter-in-place order while police investigate, which Manno says means there is heightened security and an increased police presence.

Students are expected to be dismissed on time.

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