SPS investigating possible threat toward Lewis & Clark High School


SPOKANE, Wash. -Spokane Public Schools and Spokane Police are investigating a possible threat against Lewis & Clark on social media.

SPS sent out a notice to Lewis & Clark staff and parents Sunday regarding a threatening post on Instagram Saturday night. The notice says SPD is investigating the situation to determine credibility of the threats.

The notice says additional SPS resource officers & SPD officers will be at Lewis & Clark Monday.

The investigation is ongoing. This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

The notice sent out to parents reads:

SPS families and staff,

Spokane Public Schools is working with the Spokane Police Department to investigate a threat made Saturday night via social media. SPD has assigned investigative resources that worked throughout the night. The investigation remains open and active, and SPS safety personnel are in continuous contact with law enforcement.

Language in the social media post makes threats again Lewis and Clark High School. Law enforcement is working to identify the source and determine the credibility of the threats.

Both SPS and law enforcement take these types of incidents and the safety of students and staff very seriously. Additional SPS resource officers and SPD officers will be at LC on Monday to ensure students and staff can attend school safely and uninterrupted.

We will provide additional updates as details become available, but want to make you aware of the situation even as the investigation is still very early and active. It is frustrating to be once again investigating this type of threat, but it is important that you know that law enforcement and SPS are doing everything it can to thoroughly investigate and quickly determine the source.

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