Crime

Threats made by Bridge City High School student prompt police, Homeland Security investigation

BEAUMONT, Texas — Bridge City ISD Police and Homeland Security officials are investigating after threats were made by a student.

The district notified parents in a Sunday night Facebook post and again Monday morning in an automated call about the investigation according to a Facebook post by the district.

On Sunday, Homeland Security officials notified the district about an investigation into threats being made against the high school by a current student the post said.

Officials say they know who the student is and he was not allowed to come to school on Monday.

Bridge City ISD Police are working with Homeland Security officials in the investigation the post said.

The district did not say if the student was in custody.

Citing federal law and district policy the district said it will not be identifying the student or making any further comment on the investigation according to the post.

This is a developing story. We will update with more if and when we receive more confirmed information.

Written by Scott Eslinger (12NewsNow)

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