The McPherson Police Department is investigating two unrelated threats of violence towards the McPherson High School.

On Thursday evening, September 5, 2019, the McPherson Police Department received a report from McPherson USD 418 Staff concerning a 15-year-old former student possibly threatening to commit violence at the McPherson High School.

On Friday morning, September 6, 2019, the McPherson Police Department received a report from McPherson High School Administration concerning a 15-year-old student threatening to commit violence at the McPherson High School. The McPherson Police Department has taken the student into custody for criminal threat. McPherson Police continue to investigate both reports. 

The McPherson Police Department takes reports of incidents like these seriously, since “A Threat of Violence is An Act of Violence.” Anyone with information regarding these incidents or any other criminal activity is asked the contact the McPherson Police Department at (620) 245-1266 or McPherson County Crime Stoppers at (620) 241-1122.