12-Year-Old Charged After Bomb Threat
Date posted - April 8, 2016
Hawarden, Iowa — A 12 year-old West Sioux student has been charged with First Degree Harassment after a bomb threat was made at the West Sioux School in Hawarden on Thursday, April 7th.
The Hawarden Police Department reports that the threat was found on a restroom stall at the High School/Middle School building and made reference to an alleged bomb going off at 2:45 PM Thursday.
As a precaution, Hawarden Police officers report that all of the students were evacuated from the school to nearby facilities. After the school was evacuated and precautions were made to insure everybody was out, the school was locked down. Students were not allowed to go back inside the school and the school was dismissed at normal time from the nearby facilities. All school related functions were cancelled for the day.
The Hawarden Police Department continues to investigate.
On Friday, April 8, 2016 Hawarden Police Department charged a 12 year-old West Sioux Student in connection with the threat. The student was charged with Harassment in the 1st degree and released to his parents.
The police say the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office assisted them with the incident.
Leave a ReplySheldon Broadcasting Company, Inc. appreciates your comments that abide by the following guidelines:
1. Avoid profanities or foul language.
2. Disagree, but avoid ad hominem (personal) attacks.
3. Threats are treated seriously and will be reported to law enforcement.
4. Spam and advertising are not permitted in the comments area.
These guidelines are very general and cannot cover every possible situation. Please don't assume that Sheldon Broadcasting Company, Inc. or its advertisers agrees with or otherwise endorses any particular comment. We reserve the right to filter or delete comments or to deny posting privileges entirely at our discretion. Please note that comments are reviewed by the selected staff and may not be posted immediately. If you feel your comment was filtered inappropriately, please email email@example.com.
Back to:12-Year-Old Charged After Bomb Threat