Investigators ultimately determined "this was not a credible threat". The male student was charged with disturbing schools, the spokeswoman said, and the district has begun measures to keep him off school grounds. The student was given a mental health evaluation on Thursday, according to the sheriff's office.
Police in Willoughby, Ohio have detained two juveniles after they received multiple reports that there was a threat on social media toward Willoughby South High School, WKYC 3 reports.
Police first arrested a Middleton High School student on Monday who made a threat while on campus despite being suspended.
The budget for the officers being posted up outside of the school comes from the Police Departments overtime budget. The threat was made on social media and a faulty sensor set off a fire alarm that exacerbated fears of a threat, the Daily Times reported.
After the horrific shooting at a Florida high school on Wednesday, local law enforcement has been busy investigating threats to area schools and school officials are working hard to have safety plans in place.
The news also anxious students.
Three students slain in the Parkland school shooting are getting posthumous medals of heroism, and one was to be buried with it pinned to the chest of his Junior ROTC uniform today, the Armys Cadet Command said Tuesday."One will be presented to the".
One critical question our society faces in a time when school shootings are all too common involves what action should be taken against students who knowingly spread a false rumor or who make a threat of violence.
Since the Parkland, Florida shooting on Valentine's Day, there have been almost two dozen other reports around the country regarding threats to schools, CNN reported Tuesday.
Here in New Brunswick, similar issues are expected to come up at the next Board Of Education meeting, set for Tuesday, February 20 at 7 pm inside the same school where the recent incidents occurred.
The principals at Lake Taylor Middle and nearby Lake Taylor High School called parents to assure them the school division and the Norfolk Police Department were looking into the matter.
Officials then returned back to that same classroom and told students to get out and leave their belongings behind.
The alleged threat made was not detailed further, however, police say that there was no immediate danger to the students, staff or the public. Cross Creek did go on a soft lockdown, the school said.
Police did not elaborate on the exact details of the threat.
According to CPD, investigators believe the threats were fabricated by the juveniles and they did not have means to carry them out.