Police receive bomb threat for Wyoming schools

Posted at 4:48 PM, Feb 24, 2015
and last updated 2015-02-24 16:48:57-05

WYOMING, Mich. — Wyoming police are investigating a phone call that threatened the city’s schools at midday Tuesday.

At 11:21 a.m. Tuesday, the Wyoming Department of Public Safety received a telephone call from an individual who claimed that he was a student. The caller said there was an explosive device located at Wyoming High School.

Public Safety officers responded to both the high school and junior high school buildings where they worked with school officials to search and secure the schools to maintain the safety of students and staff members.

Police located nothing suspicious and determined that the threat was not credible.

The incident remains under investigation by the Wyoming Department of Public Safety. Investigators are working with other agencies throughout Kent County who have experienced similar incidents.