Arrest made over threat to WFHS Wednesday

Arrest made over threat to WFHS Wednesday

WICHITA FALLS, Texas (TNN) - Wednesday, August 21, an email was sent out to parents of students of Wichita Falls High School to make them aware of a student who had made a threat against the school near the end of the school day.

The incident was immediately turned over to Wichita Falls police who have made an arrest as of Thursday afternoon.

Police say the Juvenile Department arrested a 15-year-old student for making a Terroristic Threat.

No injuries were reported.

This was the email sent to parents, Wednesday, August 21:

Good morning, parents. This is Wichita Falls High School principal, Christy Nash. I am calling to make you aware of an incident that occurred yesterday on campus. At the end of the day, it was reported that a student had made threats against the school. That information was immediately turned over to local law enforcement, and the threat was investigated. The student is not on campus and will be disciplined by local authorities and in accordance with the student code of conduct. At no point was any student or faculty in immediate danger. Your child’s safety and security is our first priority and our goal is to communicate any safety concerns with parents as soon as we have the information. Should you have any additional questions, feel free to contact the school. Thank you.
Christy Nash

No additional security was added to the campus. However, the usual security will be there to maintain the safety of the campus.

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