Racine Police: Students arrested after threats made to Case, Park, and Horlick High Schools
RACINE, Wis. (CBS 58) -- The Racine Police Department is currently investigating threats made at Case, Park, and Horlick High Schools.
According to police, threats were made towards Case High School on October 22.
After that incident, police worked with the Racine Unified School District to monitor activity at the other high schools.
A threat was then made via social media to Horlick High School. Racine Police were able to locate the student responsible for posting the threat. He was interviewed and has been apprehended for his actions.
Threats were then discovered written on desks at Park High School. The staff notified the Racine Police Department to investigate.
The student who wrote the threats was located and interviewed. That student was ultimately arrested for disorderly conduct as a result of the investigation.
"The threats made to our schools are being taken seriously. They will be investigated and people found to be making these threats will be apprehended. If someone comes across a social post we ask that instead of forwarding it, you report it to law enforcement," Sgt. Adam Malacara said in a release.
Racine Police are interested in any additional information that anyone may have about these crimes. Anyone with information is asked to call Racine Police at 262-635-7756.