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Mountain Ridge Middle School to have increased security Tuesday after rumored threat

Academy District 20 D20 ASD20
Posted at 7:53 PM, Sep 09, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-10 00:16:43-04

COLORADO SPRINGS — A Colorado Springs middle school will have increased security on Tuesday following a rumored threat against the school.

Academy District 20 sent out a press release Monday evening regarding the incident.

The release said the district learned of a rumor regarding a potential threat against Mountain Ridge Middle School for Tuesday, September 10th.

Upon learning of the threat, school administration contacted the Colorado Springs Police Department and Academy District 20 Security.

The district said that after conducting a thorough threat assessment, it is not believed that there is a safety concern for students. The district added that the safety of students and staff is paramount and they will follow district protocol by having increased security on the campus on Tuesday.

Aside from the increased security, the district said all operations will run as normal.