Belton middle school threat deemed non-credible


File photo | Geoffery Kehrig, Flickr

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

BELTON, Mo. — A rumored threat against Yoekum Middle School in Belton, Mo. has been deemed non-credible, according to a school administrator. Classes will continue as planned, Superintendent Andrew Underwood said.

Underwood also said as a precaution there will be an increased police presence at the school on Friday, which also happens to be the last day of school.

Late Thursday night the Belton School District reported on its website that administration had been made aware of a threat toward students and/or staff at the school. A comment made by the school district on its Facebook page indicated the threat was being investigated.

Watch an earlier report:

Data pix.



Tracking Coronavirus

More Tracking Coronavirus



More News