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Two students arrested this week after making threats against Anchorage schools

  • Author: Anchorage Daily News
  • Updated: September 12
  • Published September 12

Two students have been arrested in as many days for separate threats made to two different Anchorage middle schools, police said.

On Wednesday, police arrested a male student of Wendler Middle school who made a verbal threat to “shoot up the school," police said. Wendler Middle School staff were notified of the threat and contacted school resources officers, who identified and questioned the student.

The following day, students notified staff at Romig Middle School of a female student who made a verbal threat to “bring a bomb to school,” police said. School resources officers questioned and arrested the student Thursday.

The students have been released to their parents and both cases were referred to the Division of Juvenile Justice, police said.

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