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Spokane Police identify Lewis & Clark student for threats made against students, school

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SPOKANE, Wash. -

On Wednesday, Spokane Police identified a male student from Lewis and Clark High School connected to  threats made against the school and other students. 

Spokane Public Schools said in a voicemail sent to parents Tuesday night that law enforcement was investigating following an increase in the number of social media threats against Lewis and Clark High School.

According to Spokane Public Schools, 982 students out of the 1,723 that attend Lewis and Clark High School stayed home Wednesday as a precaution.

Based on the results of their investigation, the Major Crimes Detectives with the Spokane Police Department say they believe that there is no longer a threat to Lewis and Clark High School or the community from the incident.

According to police, charges will be forwarded to the Prosecutor's Office. 

“I would like to commend our detectives who worked tirelessly over the last two days to determine the source of the Lewis and Clark threat," Spokane Police Chief Meidl said in a statement Wednesday evening. 

"Working with the juvenile’s family, our detectives are ensuring he gets the help he needs.  As always, we encourage students or families to immediately notify law enforcement if they become aware of possible threats to the safety of our students or schools. “

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