Police Investigate Possible Threat At East Jessamine HS

Contributor: Christine Winter
Set Text Size SmallSet Text Size MediumSet Text Size LargeSet Text Size X-Large
Share
Updated: 5/16/2013 11:54 pm
Nicholasville Police say they were called to East Jessamine High School Thursday because of concerns over graffiti found in a bathroom.

Police say the words 'May 17 shoot up the school day' were found inside a women's stall.

They say the school notified about the incident.

Nicholasville Police posted a note on its facebook page.

It says, "There is a lot of misinformation going around about the "threat" that was made at East Jessamine High School today. The graffiti that was found on the stall of the women's restroom stated "May 17 shoot up the school day". The School Resource Officer is looking into this. However, the wording and the way it was reported is not specific enough to cause alarm. We take school safety very seriously, and unnecessary alarm does not lead to a safe school environment. We will update you with any new information."

The Police Department says it will step up patrol at the school Friday as a precaution.
Share
Most Popular
1 dead, 2 injured in motorcycle club shooting
One man is dead and two others were injured after they were shot at an eastern Kentucky motorcycle club.
36 Blitz: Rowan Co. Vikings
Ray Graham Returns To School He Led During Early 80s Stint Video Video
Five Arrested After Police Heard Shots Fired
Lexington Police arrested all five men in a car that they say fired shots in a Lexington neighborhood.
NWS: 70-95 MPH Winds In Lexington
People in the neighborhood of Highlands Park are cleaning up after a huge storm rolled through. The NWS said winds did reach up to 70-95 mph in Lexington. Video Video
Postal Service issues hot rod envelope
The U.S. Postal Service is offering a commemorative envelope this week in Louisville in honor of the 45th annual Street Rod Nationals.
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.

WTVQ.com supports children's privacy rights. All persons under the age of 13 MUST have parental permission to use this website and direct parental supervision is strongly recommended.