Student arrested for threats at Portage Northern High school

PORTAGE, MICH. - A 15-year-old student at Portage Northern has been arrested for allegedly making threats of violence towards others at the school.  Investigators with the Portage Department of Public Safety say a staff member and students heard the teen talking about his plans.

They notified the School Resource Officer and the administrative staff.  Investigators say no weapons were at the school and there was no imminent danger to any students or staff.

The Portage Department of Public Safety and the Portage Public Schools are still investigating the threats.  Anyone with information is asked to call the Portage Department of Public Safety at 329-4567 or Silent Observer at 343-2100.

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