Juvenile detained for Pike County school threat

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PIKE COUNTY, Ind. (WEHT) – The Pike County Sheriff’s Office has detained a juvenile in connection to a threat at a Pike County school.

The sheriff’s office says a threat was made on social media which was placed on the Pike County School Corporation’s Facebook page just before midnight on Tuesday. A school employee notified the Pike County Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday morning. Deputies detained a juvenile before searching their home.

The search of the home found nothing of concern, according to the Pike County Sheriff’s Office. The sheriff’s office says the juvenile does not face any charges.

School in Pike County started on time, and classes are running as normally scheduled.

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(This story was originally published on August 7, 2019)

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