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Child detained after violent text messages sent to student at Northern Iowa school

This news story was published on February 4, 2020.
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DENVER, IOWA – A child was detained after violent text messages were sent to a student at a Northern Iowa school.

On February 1, 2020 at 1:40 PM, the Denver Police Department in Denver, Iowa, received a report of a middle school student from Denver Community School District who received threatening text messages from an unknown person. The threats were violent in nature and suggested the threats may be carried out at the Denver Middle School the following week. The Denver Police Department and Bremer County Sheriff’s Office conducted an investigation. It was learned the threat was sent through a text application. The person responsible was identified as an 11-year-old female.

The threats were not found to be credible and the school was not in danger at any time, police said in a statement. Law enforcement and school officials worked closely with one another and school activities resumed as normal. The juvenile will be referred to Juvenile Court Services on a charge of first degree Harassment.

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    mint Reply Report comment

    February 7, 2020 at 10:28 pm


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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 5, 2020 at 8:18 am

    First Amendment. It will go nowhere