For the second week in a row, a scrawled message has been found in a Kitsap County school restroom, threatening students' lives, the sheriff's office said yesterday. There were no immediate...
PORT ORCHARD, Kitsap County For the second week in a row, a scrawled message has been found in a Kitsap County school restroom, threatening students’ lives, the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office said yesterday.
There were no immediate arrests in the latest case, a message found Wednesday in a boys restroom at John Sedgwick Junior High. The message threatened the lives of two unidentified Sedgwick students, saying they would be killed during a school assembly scheduled for today.
That assembly has been canceled, the sheriff’s office said. School officials sent a letter home with students explaining what happened and why the assembly was canceled.
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Additional sheriff’s deputies planned to be at the junior high today, and the investigation continues, the sheriff’s office said in a statement.
In the earlier case, a 16-year-old boy was arrested Monday, accused of writing a threat to kill “everyone” at South Kitsap High School, Port Orchard police said.
A note found Dec. 7 in a high-school boys restroom threatened a Dec. 15 attack on the high-school lunchroom, Chief Al Townsend said.
The boy was arrested on suspicion of felony harassment.