Police examining threat directed at Basic High School

HENDERSON, NV (FOX5) –

Clark County School District informed moms and dads Monday of a risk directed at Fundamental Academy of International Researches.

In an automated message sent out through CCSD’s ParentLink system, the school’s principal Gerald Bustamante said Henderson cops were investigating a message that was obviously left in an off-campus neighborhood park discussing Fundamental.

On Tuesday, Scott Williams, the general public information officer for Henderson cops, said the graffiti message was not a reliable threat, but an examination was continuous. Additional police patrols are expected at the school.

In addition, Henderson authorities stated the graffiti was discovered at close-by Cinnamon Ridge Park.

CCSD said no classes were canceled as an outcome of the message. No arrest was instantly made.

As part of the school’s message to moms and dads, Bustamante advised them to talk to their children about the legal ramifications of making those claims:

“The circumstance supplies us with a chance to remind moms and dads to have discussions with your kid regarding making threatening statements which there are repercussions that opt for improper conduct. It is likewise essential for trainees and moms and dads to report any possible suspicious activity or habits to school administration and/or law enforcement. I would like to thank all parents and trainees who have actually reported what they have actually heard to school staff. It is only with your assistance and concern that we can become conscious of possible safety concerns and take proper action to safeguard our school.”

The message that was reported to Clark County School Cops stated: ‘(I’m going to) shoot up Standard next week, May 3 2017.’

“This is not a laughing matter in 2017,” Scott Williams, of the Henderson Police Department said. “In some cases, kids do it as a joke or they simply wish to do it as a prank. This is not something to be joked with.”

Authorities examined throughout the day and the school principal sent out an e-mail to moms and dads stating in-part: “Making dangers is a criminal action and I wanted you to understand that the Clark County School District Cops Department is investigating the matter, as well as taking precaution to guarantee the security of our campus.”

In addition to CCSD, Henderson Cops and a special task force got included.

Graffiti was removed, but photos of the message flooded Snapchat spreading out an even bigger message for students.

“It’s more crucial that we educate people on the topic,” Jake stated. “A great deal of people take it like a joke.”

Henderson Cops stated they have a suspect, however didn’t name that individual. Students said they believe the suspect is a teen who was just recently expelled.

“I do not think they must’ve kicked him out,” Fundamental student Jake stated. “They need to’ve kept him for examination and followed there, talked to his parents and attempt to get him some counseling, instead of just expelling him and letting him be off school.”

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