Crime

DEVELOPING: Bridge City investigating student’s threats against high school

BRIDGE CITY — Bridge City Police, Homeland Security and other law enforcement agencies, along with Bridge City ISD, are investigating a student’s threats against Bridge City High School.

The district says Homeland Security informed it of the ongoing investigation.

The student has been identified and won’t be on campus.

According to Bridge City ISD, it takes the safety of its students and employees “very seriously and will take all necessary steps to keep them safe.”

BRIDGE CITY ISD – On 12/5/21, the District was informed by Homeland Security about an ongoing investigation into threats made against Bridge City High School by a current student. The student has been identified, and will not be present on campus. The District’s Police Department, along with Homeland Security are actively working the investigation.

Because Federal law and District policy mandate confidentiality of student matters, the District cannot provide further comment regarding the situation. However, Bridge City ISD wants parents, students, and the community to know that the District takes the safety of its students and employees very seriously and will take all necessary steps to keep them safe.

The District also wants to thank its Police Department, Bridge City Police Department, DPS, and Homeland Security for its work in this investigation, and their vigilance in keeping our community safe. A phone call has been sent district wide, and will be delivered in the morning beginning at 6:30 a.m.

Written by KFDM/FOX 4

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