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Threat made by student at Glenwood High School

A threat of violence by a student against Glenwood Springs High School Tuesday is being investigated by Glenwood Springs Police and Roaring Fork School District officials after the alleged threat came to light later that evening, according to district officials.

“Fellow students overheard the threats being made this afternoon while at school and notified the police,” GSHS Principal Paul Freeman said in a letter issued to parents Tuesday night.

“Upon learning of the situation, we immediately responded to the threat and reached out to both the police and the student’s parents,” he said.

The nature of the threat was not disclosed, as the case is under investigation. The student in question will not be allowed on school premises, and the district and police are both working to determine the appropriate course of action, according to Freeman’s letter.

“We know that situations like this are frightening for parents and students alike, and we want you to know that the safety of students and staff is our first priority,” he said. “We are working closely with the police to investigate the threats and to ensure the safety of our schools.”

Freeman said the school and district officials will continue to keep students, parents and community members updated about the situation as more becomes known.


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