Elgin police arrest teen in connection with threat against Elgin High

Daily Herald report
Updated 3/6/2018 10:41 PM

Elgin police have arrested another student who made a threat against their school Tuesday night, officials said.

According to a message posted on their Facebook page, the Elgin Police Department was made aware of a threat targeting Elgin High School about a shooting that was supposed to happen on Wednesday.

Elgin police said they arrested the 16-year-old responsible for the threat.

On Monday, police discovered a threat made against Larkin High School.

"We appreciate those in the community who are reporting these threats," Chief Jeffrey Swoboda said in a statement. "Kids really need to understand there are consequences for the disruption and fear they are causing."

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