CHICAGO (CBS) — Extra police officers will be at Minooka Community High School – South Campus on Wednesday, after the school received a bomb threat overnight.
Channahon police said they learned of the threat around 4:45 a.m., and immediately swept the school at 26655 W Eames St, but found no danger.READ MORE: At Least 3 Killed, 30 Wounded In Weekend Shootings Across Chicago, Including Mass Shooting In Chatham
Additional officers will be at the school throughout the day to protect students and staff. School resource officers also will be inside the building for the entire school day.READ MORE: Man Shot, Wounded In West Englewood; Police Vehicle Also Struck By Gunfire
Channahon police also notified the Minooka Police Department and the MCHS – Central Campus about the threat.
Investigators were working with MCHS to identify and find the person who sent the threat.MORE NEWS: Coronavirus In Illinois: 298 New Cases, Including 11 Deaths; 52% Of Adults Fully Vaccinated
Anyone with information about the threat should call Channahon police at 815-467-2112.