Increased police presence at Torrance high school after “non-credible” threat

ByLavinia E. Smith

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A picture of a drawing by a North High University college student on social media. Following an investigation, Torrance Police Department determined the threat was not credible. (Editor’s Take note: Portion of this graphic has been blurred for language)

A high school in Torrance will have an expanded police existence on campus and at faculty situations immediately after issues of a risk, which authorities have stated isn’t credible, produced the rounds on social media last week.

Worried group associates arrived at out to FOX 11 just after a drawing from a North Higher College student in which they allegedly threatened their sixth-period of time course. 

According to North Higher Principal Chris Sheck, the faculty received the suggestion last Friday, June 10, and promptly achieved out to Torrance Police. Investigators say they immediately identified the college student, interviewed them and their parents, and searched the student’s dwelling. Adhering to interviews and the research, TPD identified there was “no credible risk to any college students or workers at North Large School.”

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While the risk wasn’t deemed credible, Sheck informed the North Higher University local community Monday that Torrance Law enforcement would have an enhanced existence on campus and at school situations during the rest of the 7 days. 

“Please remind students that just about anything they say or do on-line that can be interpreted as a threat carries effects, both of those in university and with regulation enforcement,” Sheck wrote in a statement. “These outcomes several occasions incorporate not currently being equipped to show up at school things to do and other repercussions.”

The faculty did not say what, if any, disciplinary motion was taken towards the student.