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Update: Person behind SCC threats taken into custody in California

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Update: Spokane Police report that William Ringer was taken into custody in California late Monday night. A spokesperson for the department says early reports lead them to believe the media coverage in Spokane played a huge role in his surrender.

Previous coverage:

Spokane Police report they have figured out who was behind a threat to attack the campus at Spokane Community College.

Police responded to the campus at around 9:30 Monday morning. Police say someone, who they have identified as 29-year-old William P. Ringer, allegedly threatened to kill two people at SCC.

Officers have obtained warrants for Ringer's arrest. The warrants are charging Ringer with felony harassment and threats to kill.

Spokane Police are asking anybody with more information to call Crime Check at 509-456-2233 and that if anyone sees Ringer to please call 911.  

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