UPDATE: Patrick Henry High School threat investigation, parents notified
ROANOKE (WSLS 10) - Patrick Henry High School parents were notified Wednesday morning that a threat was found to be "not credible".
A robo call went out to parents at 7:30 a.m. saying:
"Good morning, this is Joe Jablonski, principal of Patrick Henry High School. This is an update on the robo call you received last night. The matter has been resolved and the threat was not credible. Student safety is always our first priority. I appreciate the students who reported this to us and the support of the Roanoke City Police Department. We appreciate your understanding and we look forward to a normal day here at Patrick Henry High School."
The call comes after some Roanoke City parents received a phone call Tuesday night about the threat posted at Patrick Henry High School.
The robo call that went out to parents Tuesday night by the principal said:
"This is Joe Jablonski, principal of Patrick Henry High School. I am sorry for the late call but I need to inform you about an important matter. This evening, we learned of a threat posted on a wall here at the school. I want to applaud the students who brought this to our attention. This is a serious matter and we are currently in the process of conducting a thorough investigation. I want to reassure you that we are taking all necessary steps to ensure the safety of our students. You will receive updates as more information becomes available. We plan to have a normal school day tomorrow."
WSLS 10 has also reached out to Roanoke City Police for more information.
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