WEST TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — One person has been arrested in connection to a threat made to a Vigo County school Thursday morning.
That’s according to a VCSC statement sent to parents, which said a threat made on social media to West Vigo High School was discovered early Thursday, beginning an immediate investigation.
“After speaking further with the student involved, officials do not believe the threat is viable, but investigators are speaking with multiple students,” VCSC Superintendent Chris Himsel said.
Himsel thanked the West Terre Haute Police Department and the FBI for assisting in the investigation. Members of the school corporation administration and law enforcement officers will remain on the West Vigo campus Thursday as a precautionary measure.
Read the full release below;
Early this morning, law enforcement officials and VCSC Student Services discovered a threat to West Vigo High School on social media. An investigation was launched immediately and an arrest was made in connection to that threat. After speaking further with the student involved, officials do not believe the threat is viable, but investigators are speaking with multiple students.Chris Himsel, VCSC Superintendent
We would like to thank West Terre Haute Police and the FBI for assisting in these investigations.
VCSC Administrators and members of local law enforcement are currently on the West Vigo campus and believe students and staff are safe. As an extra precautionary measure, additional officers and VCSC administrators will be on campus on Thursday.