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UPDATE: Possible charges forthcoming for bomb threat made at LaSalle High School

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Published: Dec. 10, 2019 at 4:14 PM EST
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UPDATE: Friday, Dec. 13 2:45 p.m.

Mackinac County Sheriff's Office has released an update on the investigation into a bomb threat made at a Mackinac County school on Monday.

According to the sheriff's office, deputies and the St. Ignace Police Department have identified the suspect responsible for the bomb threat.

Officers said investigation confirmed that the threat was not credible, but the Mackinac County Prosecutors' Office is reviewing the case for possible criminal charges.

The Mackinac County Sheriff's Office said they, along with the Michigan State Police, St. Ignace Police and school administration will be proactive regarding the matter. They will also evaluate all threats for validity and keep students and the public safe.

TV6 & FOX UP will provide any further updates as they are made available.

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ORIGINAL STORY:

Mackinac County Sheriff's Office is continuing to investigate a bomb threat that was made at LaSalle High School in Mackinac County on Monday.

LaSalle High School administrators found a hand written bomb threat on the wall in the boy’s bathroom on Monday afternoon.

According to the sheriff's office, the threat did not appear credible, but they began an investigation and safety precautions were put into place.

Michigan State Police and St. Ignace City Police were notified of the incident. Safety plans were put into place against the threat Monday night and Tuesday morning.

No viable threat was detected.

Mackinac County Sheriff’s Office is continuing to investigate the matter and identify the person or persons responsible for making the threat.

There is a possibility of criminal charges being filed as a result of the incident.

TV6 & FOX UP will provide any updates as they are made available.

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