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Police: School Threats In Salt Lake County Not Believed To Be Credible

Jan 22, 2019, 2:21 PM

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Police from various agencies in Salt Lake County say they don’t believe threats made against daycare and preschools across the valley are credible. However, the threats led police to search multiple schools in Salt Lake City, Millcreek and Cottonwood Heights Tuesday.

Salt Lake Police officials said they received calls from different daycares or preschools; and in those calls, a male caller threatened violence toward the school. Officials from Unified and Cottonwood Heights police also confirmed they received similar calls.

Police then searched schools associated where the calls were coming from. No students were harmed.

Granite School district officials said a shelter in place was issued for Evergreen Jr. High, William Penn, Roosevelt and Mill Creek schools in the school district. Salt Lake School District officials added that Open Classroom, Liberty and Wasatch elementaries were also searched by police Tuesday.

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Police: School Threats In Salt Lake County Not Believed To Be Credible