Racine County Sheriff's Office Investigating Social Media Threats Made Towards Union Grove High School
RACINE COUNTY - The Racine County Sheriff's Office is currently investigating after a call was made involving potential threats directed at Union Grove High School.
Deputies quickly learned that a 17-year-old and a 14-year-old had communicated threats towards the high school over social media. They were quickly identified and taken into custody without incident. Both subjects are being held on numerous felony charges.
The Sheriff's Office wants to assure the community that there is no evidence of a credible threat towards Union Grove High School.
Investigators are currently conducting an extensive and thorough investigation into the incident and are working with school officials.
Sheriff Schmaling stated:
"Regardless of the suspect’s intentions, we will continue to take these types of threats seriously and make arrests. The judicial system needs to send a message that there are serious consequences associated with these types of actions.”
The investigation remains ongoing.