KEENESBURG, Colo. (CBS4/AP) – Three students have been arrested in connection with an alleged threat against a northern Colorado high school.
Two students were arrested Monday after Weld County sheriff’s deputies and detectives were made aware of a potential threat involving weapons at Weld Central High School in Keenesburg. A third student was arrested Tuesday.
Investigators didn’t find any substantial steps taken to act on the threats and no weapons were found.
Bureau chief Steve Reams told the Greeley Tribune that the tip came from a student who wasn’t involved.
Reams said the threats were of a verbal and online nature, including social media.
Reams says there is no remaining credible threat against the school and no other suspects are being sought.
Statement Released By Weld County School District Superintendent Greg A. Rabenhorst
“During the afternoon of Monday, May 12, the administration at Weld Central High school received a report of a potential threat. This report was taken seriously by the administrative staff and the Weld County Sheriff’s Department, and the information was immediately investigated. This investigation found the reported threat to be nonspecific but credible.
The safety of our students was not jeopardized or compromised at any time. The situation, including disciplinary action, is being handled by WCHS administration and the Sheriff’s Department. School will be in session tomorrow, May 13th with increased security presence. If you have concerns please call the school at (303) 536-2100.”
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