Same-Name High School Causes Threat Confusion



The photo below was included in a press release from a police agency in California. Unfortunately this photo was shared locally, implying “MHS” was Delaware’s Milford High School. Milford Police and administrative officials at Milford High School launched an overnight investigation to determine the credibility of the threat, and Milford High School Principal Kelly Green sent a recorded telephone message to parents informing them of the threat and also the increased police presence at the school for Thursday.  A short time later, a second message was sent to let parents know the threat was for Milford High School in California.

Milford Police would like to thank the numerous people who made them aware of the threat and the one Facebook follower who alerted them to this specific news release:

Marysville Police Department was recently made aware of a message scrawled on a bathroom wall at Marysville High School that appears to be either a warning, orthreatening in nature.

The Police Department does not yet know the author of the message but is actively investigating the circumstances.
At this time school has not been suspended for January 28, 2016, though the department has arranged for an increased patrol presence on campus throughout the day.

Detectives are working with Marysville Joint Unified School District Officials to investigate the matter and will provide periodic updates as new information is discovered.
Parents of students at Marysville High School, and other concerned citizens, can check the department’s Facebook page or Twitter feed for updates.

We also urge anyone with information on this investigation to contact the department at 530.749.3900, through our Facebook Messenger or leave an anonymous tip on our TIP Line at 530.749.3911.

[Photo: Milford Police Department Facebook]
[Photo: Milford Police Department Facebook]
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