Classes resume at Trinity High after violence threat

Oct 21, 2014 12:00 PM by News Staff

Students at Trinity High School are back in the classroom Tuesday after a student's threat of violence prompted a school wide lock down Monday afternoon.

According to the Trinity County Sheriff's Office, the school was placed under a lockdown around 3 p.m. Monday when sheriff's investigators learned of a possible threat of violence on the school's campus.

Students were evacuated to the school's football field and then moved to the Trinity County Office of Education where they were picked up by busses and parents.

Sheriff's deputies were able to identify a suspect, a student, and took the individual into custody. The suspect's name has not been released and Sheriff's Officials have not released information on the specific nature of the threat.

The entire school campus was checked by K-9's and declared safe around 4:45 p.m.


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