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Student arrested after making threats involving gun to Brookfield East High School

BROOKFIELD, Wis. (CBS 58) -- The City of Brookfield Police Department is working with Brookfield East High School concerning a threat a student made involving a gun. That student has been arrested.

Police are still investigating but do not believe there is any danger to the school or public.

A robocall was sent to parents which said there would be an increased police presence at school. The student services team will work with students who need support.

Here is the full text of the message:

I am calling to inform you about a situation that was brought to the attention of Brookfield East High School administration by the City of Brookfield Police Department regarding a complaint that identified a potential threat of violence. A suspect was identified in the complaint and taken into custody.

As part of the ongoing investigation, Brookfield East administration and the Brookfield Police secured the building and determined it was safe for school today.

We understand that a threat against school safety is unsettling. You will see a police presence today at school, and our student services team will be available to work with students who need support. School safety is of utmost importance to our school and community.

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