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Police ride school buses in Haverhill amid fears

After two school buses were shot at with pellet guns on Thursday, several Haverhill ­police officers rode in and alongside the buses on all routes in the city Friday morning.

A projectile that is believed to be from a pellet or BB gun was shot at the first bus, which was carrying children in the Head Start program, at around 11:30 a.m. Thursday, said James F. Scully, superintendent of schools.

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