February 24, 2018 05:38 PM
(ABC 6 News) -- On Saturday Mason City Police and Mason City High School officials released information about an incident regarding a student making a threat towards the safety and staff at the Mason City High School. Police said the incident took place on Friday, February 23, at 4:00 pm.
High school officials alerted the Mason City Police Department through the school resource officer and the police department took over the investigation from that point. As a result of the investigation, the student who made the threat was referred to Juvenile Court Services on charges related to the incident.
School officials in a statement said "The safety and well-being of our students and staff are the number one priority of the Mason City Community Schools. At no time during the investigation of this incident was there a direct threat to students or staff."
Mason City Community School District also mentioned in the same statement that classes may resume as normal on Monday, February 26th.
If anyone has information about this incident, the investigation is a Mason City Police Department matter, please call the Mason City Police Department, 641-421-3636, and ask for Criminal Investigation Division Lieutenant Rich Jensen.
Updated: February 24, 2018 05:38 PM
Created: February 24, 2018 05:06 PM
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