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The Lander Police Department issued a statement Thursday evening about the second incident at Lander Middle School they are investigating today. The full statement from LPD is below and in bold. They also added details on today’s series events via their Facebook page, which is included below the new statement.

 

On Thursday May 16, 2019 the Lander Police Department was made aware of a second threat to the Lander Middle School. This threat is a separate threat from the one that was addressed earlier today.

 

This second incident was made by a 13 year old Lander Middle School Student. A Lander Middle School teacher heard the student make a threat of violence towards the school. The Lander Police Department was advised of the threat and responded to investigate.

 

The 13 year old student was removed from school. This incident and threat is still under investigation. With the 13 year old removed from school, The Lander Police Department does not believe there is any further threat of safety to the students and staff at this time.

 

As more information is obtained, we will be updating the media and the public. Additional law enforcement officers will be at all the Lander Schools tomorrow.   

LPD also posted more information via their Facebook page about the series of events Thursday.