Threat closes schools in Hot Springs

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Hot Springs Montana
Posted at 7:30 AM, May 03, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-03 13:41:12-04

(UPDATE, 11:35 p.m.) The Hot Springs Police Department reports they have identified a person of interest in connection with a social media threat that canceled Tuesday classes.

Police tell MTN News there is no threat to the public and an investigation is continuing.

There is no word yet on when classes will resume; the name of the person of interest has not been released.

(1st REPORT) A threat made via social media has prompted Hot Springs Public Schools to close on Tuesday.

The Sanders County Sheriff's Office and the Hot Springs Police Department are investigating the threat.

The nature of the threat has not been disclosed.

The police department said: "Students and employees are NOT to report to school grounds for any reason until further notification is available."

The Hot Springs Police Department noted in a social media post that "appropriate safety measures are underway."

All after-school activities have also been canceled for Tuesday.

We will update you if we get more information.


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