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Student charged in Widefield High School threat

Posted at 10:14 AM, Sep 20, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-20 22:27:32-04

EL PASO COUNTY – The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office said there is no longer a threat to students at Widefield High School after a student was reported planning an unknown threat to the school.

The student was charged with Inciting Destruction of Life or Property which is a felony.

Deputies said the threat was reported to a school resource officer on September 19th. No details of the threat have been made public.

The sheriff’s office said in a release the incident serves as a reminder for parents to talk to their children about the seriousness of making threats to students, faculty or a school as a whole.

There are no reports of anyone being hurt and the investigation is ongoing.