Police investigating social media threat allegedly made against Huron Schools


By Scott Bolthouse | The Huron Hub
ScottBolthouse@HuronHub.com

Posted Friday, Nov. 1, 2019

Police are investigating a social media threat that was reportedly made against Huron Schools and brought to the attention of school officials and law enforcement late Thursday evening.

“We are taking this seriously,” said Everette Robbins, Huron Township director of public safety.

Also see: Social media post prompts increased police presence at Huron Schools Friday

An email sent to families in the school district from Supt. Donovan Rowe stated that the threat referred to a gun and mentioned “Huron Schools.”

Robbins said that there is no one in custody for making the threat at this point, but that the police department’s forensics unit and detective bureau are working the investigation.

“Investigators have not located any corroborating evidence to lend credibility to the threat, however, the investigation is ongoing and we are taking this seriously,” Robbins said.

Robbins said there will be extra police at each school district building on Friday.

Anyone with information related to the social media post should contact Huron Township Police at 734-753-4400.


 

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