LOWELL, IN – Indiana State Police are investigating a series of threats that were sent to dozens of schools across Indiana early this morning.
The threat, made via email, claimed that explosive devices had been planted on various school campuses throughout the state. The police responded quickly and have confirmed that no suspicious or explosive devices have been found in any of the schools.
Indiana State Police Superintendent Doug Carter assured the public that the safety of students is a top priority. Troopers have been in communication with schools throughout the state to offer assistance and resources. School corporations are working with local law enforcement to determine the best course of action for their operations today.
The Indiana State Police are working closely with the Department of Education and other law enforcement partners to investigate the origin of the threat. The investigation is still ongoing at this time.
Parents are urged to remain vigilant and report any suspicious activity to the police. The Indiana State Police continue to monitor the situation and provide updates as they become available.
In light of recent school shootings and threats, schools have taken extra precautions to ensure the safety of their students. The Indiana State Police have also stepped up their efforts to protect students and prevent such incidents from happening.