$2,000 Reward Issued for Information on Central High School Bomb Threats
Central High School administrators are reviewing current safety procedures to respond to on going threats, according a release by West Allis Milwaukee School District.
The reward offered for information leading to an arrest and conviction has been increased to $2,000. The West Allis Police Department and other law enforcement agencies are dedicating every possible resource to find those responsible for making these threats.
"These irresponsible actions not only disrupt the learning process for the students and teachers, but are a drain on our emergency services. These threats are also a major injustice to the taxpayers of our community. I will continue to work with the Police Department and the School District to bring an end to this lawlessness," said West Allis Mayor Dan Devine.
All classes are canceled at Central for students on Thursday.
Students can enter the building to collect their belongings on Thursday from 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM.
Classes will resume on Friday.
All students will report to the field house.
All Central teachers and staff will report for their regularly scheduled work day on Thursday.
On Wednesday at approximately 10:27 AM, the West Allis Police Department was notified by telephone of a bomb threat at West Allis Central High School.
West Allis Central High School located in the 8500 block of West Lincoln Avenue.
The caller indicated the school would blow up.
School officials notified the West Allis Police Department of the threat.
School officials evacuated students from the building to a safe location.
West Allis officers responded to the school to assist with the evacuation and conduct a search of the building.
WAPD officers were assisted by the Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office K-9 and Bomb Unit in searching Central High School.
No explosives or devices were located as a result of the search.