UPDATE: The shelter-in-place and lockout at Jarvis Middle School has been lifted, and police say two children are facing felony charges.
The latest update posted to the Central Valley School District’s website says police have identified the source of the threat and those involved are facing legal action. Police also determined the building, students and staff are safe.
The Mohawk Police Department also posted an update on Facebook that said:
“The lock out has been lifted after investigation. The child from yesterday’s incident was arrested last night and we have another in custody for today’s. They will be charged with a Class D Felony for Making a Terroristic Threat. These actions will not be tolerated. Due to the suspects being juveniles we will not be releasing names.”
Jarvis Middle School will release students at the normal time today, and all afterschool activities will take place as scheduled.
MOHAWK – Jarvis Middle School is currently under a shelter-in-place and a lockout while a threat is being investigated, according to the Central Valley School District.
A notice on the district’s website says:
“Jarvis Middle School is currently in a shelter-in-place and a building lockout while law enforcement investigate a threat against the school. All students and staff are safe. No one may enter or exit the building.”
Yesterday, Jarvis Middle School was under a “precautionary” lockdown while police investigated an “unconfirmed threat against the school.” The school was searched and after a thorough investigation, police determined the building and all students and staff were safe.
NEWSChannel 2 crews are headed to Jarvis Middle School. We will provide more information as it becomes available.