SCHOOLCRAFT, Mich. — Schoolcraft police, Kalamazoo County Sheriff's Office deputies and other law enforcement are working with Schoolcraft Community Schools officials to investigate a bomb threat at Schoolcraft High School.
#HAPPENING: Schoolcraft Police Department is investigating a bomb threat at Schoolcraft High School.— Lauren Kummer (@LaurenKummerTV) September 14, 2021
SPD is leading the investigation with the help of other agencies including the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety & the Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s Office. @FOX17 pic.twitter.com/lOx20vjIte
When officers arrived, school administrators has already begun implementing procedures for such a threat and the school was being evacuated.
It happened about 3:30 p.m., according to the Schoolcraft Police Department.
No suspicious materials were found after several hours of sweeping the entire school and surrounding areas. Police don't believe there is any immediate threat to students, school staff or the community.
Kalamazoo County Sheriff Richard Fuller tells me the call came in slightly before 4 p.m.— Lauren Kummer (@LaurenKummerTV) September 14, 2021
Law enforcement are currently searching the building. They say any threat needs to be treated as credible & they’ll investigate using proper protocol. @FOX17 pic.twitter.com/p6thT8L4VM
Schoolcraft Police Department is heading the investigation.
In a letter sent to parents Tuesday evening, Schoolcraft Community Schools said school will continue as scheduled on Wednesday, Sept. 15.
The Kent County Sheriff's Office, Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety, Schoolcraft Fire Department and a bomb-sniffing dog from Western Michigan University are also at the scene.
A note was sent to parents with pickup information.
Anyone with information about this incident may contact the Schoolcraft Police Department at 269-679-5600.