Byron School District investigates threat directed at middle school

BYRON (WREX) — A threat directed at Byron Middle School was found not be credible.

A letter was sent to parents on Wednesday, saying the district received an anonymous tip through the District’s Safe School Helpline concerning a potential threat toward Byron Middle School.

The district says it immediately contacted law enforcement and the school resource officer. During a joint investigation, authorities determined there was no credible threat.

“Through the investigation, it was determined that there was no credible threat.  As a school District, we take all threats seriously and work to ensure student and staff safety,” Supt. Buster Barton said in a statement.

In the letter to parents, the district said it felt confident to send children to school.

Audrey Moon

Audrey Moon

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