North Vernon PD investigates 3 school threats in a week

Three students now facing felony charges

North Vernon PD investigates 3 school threats in a week
The North Vernon Police Department has arrested three students for school-related threats in the past week. (Source: Gray News)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - The North Vernon Police Department has arrested three students for school-related threats in the past week.

Each incident was uncovered by the school resource officer.

On September 10th, the SRO learned a 6th grader made a vague threat to the school on social media, referencing prior school shootings.

That same day, a 9th grader was heard making threats against two students in a classroom.

Then September 16th, students heard an 11th grader making a vague broad threat.

All three students were arrested and charged with Level 5 felony intimidation.

Police say there’s no evidence any of the threats were connected or included prior planning or preparation.

Each suspect will be prosecuted in juvenile court.

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