MORGAN HILL — Police on Tuesday arrested a teen suspected of writing a threatening message at Sobrato High School, according to authorities.
Police did not elaborate on the nature of the threat, or where it was written on campus.
Tuesday, police and the Morgan Hill Unified School District received information of a possible threat found at Sobrato High. School district and police immediately responded to the school to investigate a written message, located one day after it was written, according to a police press release.
A team of officers were on campus during the investigation, which resulted in a the arrest of a student, police said. The student, whose name was not released, was booked into the Santa Clara County Juvenile Hall.
In the press release, Morgan Hill police “encourages parents to talk with their children to reinforce the severity of these types of actions. There is an increase of threats being made at schools across the nation and all threats will be taken serious and prosecuted no matter what the in tent.”
Morgan Hill police announced the arrest on the same day thousands of high school students throughout the Bay Area joined a nation-wide walkout from class Wednesday for 17 minutes at 10 a.m. The nationwide effort was a statement against gun violence a month after a former student fatally shot 17 classmates and staff at a Parkland, Florida high school.
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