JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – A Jefferson County student is in custody and could face charges for making a threat to district schools.
Letters sent to parents from schools say the threat was never real, but a tip came through the “Safe2Tell” communication office.READ MORE: Bustang Resumes Service From Denver Tech Center To Colorado Springs
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The “Safe2Tell” Program says the number of calls coming in have nearly tripled in the last three years.