Sanders Middle School student charged following online threat, police say

An Upstate middle school pupil has been charged pursuing an on the web risk Wednesday afternoon, in accordance to Capt. Scott Franklin, with Laurens Police Office. At around 4:45 p.m., law enforcement gained info about a perceived menace that was built on a social media chat chain among learners of Sanders Center Faculty, Franklin explained.The threat was directed to Laurens County School District 55, according to Laurens District 55 Superintendent Dr. Ameca Thomas.In accordance to Franklin, within a few several hours investigators recognized all the included students and had been equipped to decide the college student who designed the threat.The eighth-quality student will not return to the school for the remainder of the school calendar year, Thomas stated.”Both of those Laurens District 55 and the Laurens Law enforcement Office take each and every danger, no issue how big or little, extremely very seriously and will acquire each individual precaution to make guaranteed our educational facilities, staff members and learners are safe and totally free from damage,” Franklin stated. “We are very thankful for the rapid response from the Laurens Town Police Division,” stated LCSD 55 Superintendent Dr. Ameca Thomas. “You should be certain that the protection of pupils and employees is a leading priority in our university district. We will not tolerate any threats to the protection of our school district.”

An Upstate middle school scholar has been charged pursuing an on-line threat Wednesday afternoon, according to Capt. Scott Franklin, with Laurens Police Division.

At all-around 4:45 p.m., law enforcement received facts about a perceived risk that was made on a social media chat chain in between students of Sanders Middle School, Franklin stated.

The risk was directed to Laurens County School District 55, in accordance to Laurens District 55 Superintendent Dr. Ameca Thomas.

According to Franklin, inside three hours investigators recognized all the concerned students and were being able to figure out the pupil who made the threat.

The eighth-quality college student will not return to the college for the remainder of the university calendar year, Thomas stated.

“Both Laurens District 55 and the Laurens Police Section get just about every risk, no make any difference how large or little, really critically and will consider each precaution to make guaranteed our universities, staff members and pupils are secure and free from hurt,” Franklin said.

“We are really thankful for the brief response from the Laurens City Law enforcement Office,” claimed LCSD 55 Superintendent Dr. Ameca Thomas.

“Be sure to be assured that the basic safety of learners and staff is a best precedence in our school district. We will not tolerate any threats to the safety of our faculty district.”