UPDATE: Suspect in custody after Stockbridge High School threat


STOCKBRIDGE, Mich., (WLNS) — A suspect is in custody after a bomb threat was found on a bathroom wall at Stockbridge Junior/Senior High School.

In a letter sent out to parents, the school’s superintendent, Karl Heidrich said:

“Stockbridge Students and Parents,

Stockbridge Junior/Senior High administration was notified of a time specific bomb threat written on a bathroom wall around 8:45am.  Upon obtaining this information, the Junior/Senior High building was quickly evacuated, local law enforcement was contacted, and the Michigan State K-9 unit was deployed to search the building.  Later in the morning, we received verification from law enforcement that the building was given an all clear.

Late afternoon, we received information from law enforcement that a suspect is in custody and is being lodged in the Ingham County Youth Home.  

Stockbridge Community Schools will be open on Tuesday as normal. 

We are thankful for the quick action and  cooperation of our students, staff and parents.  The support provided by SAESA, Stockbridge Police Department, and our own Stockbridge Transportation Department ensured that we were able to quickly evacuate the Junior/Senior High students and ensure their safety.

Student safety continues to be a top priority for our school district.

The name of the suspect has not been released.

This story will be updated when more information becomes available.

Original Story:

Stockbridge High School students were evacuated this morning.

Firefighters tell 6 News there was a bomb threat written on a wall. Students were evacuated to the fire department until parents could pick them up. Michigan State University Police Department is on the scene with a K-9 team and walking through the building right now.

The junior/senior high school serves students in grades 7-12.

This is a developing story. For more updates, check WLNS.com.

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