Lockdown lifted at East Grand Rapids; suspect in custody after threat to student

Posted at 10:07 AM, Sep 17, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-17 13:26:12-04

EAST GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - The partial lockdown at East Grand Rapids Middle School and High School is over after a threat was made to a high school student over the weekend.

An email to the families from Superintendent Dr. Heidi Kattula says that the schools received notice of family dispute that resulted in a threat to a high school student.  That student was contacted and removed from the school for his safety and others.

Chief Mark Herald of East Grand Rapids Public Safety says the person who made the threat has been located and taken into custody.

All normal school operations resumed at about 12:45 p.m.