Threat forces River View High School to have modified lockdown Friday

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FINLEY, Wash.-- The Finley School District says on Friday it will have extra police presence on hand, after a threat was made to River View High School.

The district posted on Facebook Thursday night, saying the Benton County Sheriff's Office notified it of a threat to the student body.

The district says the threat was indicated for Friday.

In response, it says there will be extra patrols and school will begin with a modified lockdown.

The district says they have identified the student who made the threat and the student will not be at school Friday. It says it is working with the family to determine the next steps.

Here is the full post from the Finley School District:

Tonight we received information from the Benton County Sheriff that there was a student threat to the school body that may occur tomorrow (Friday, 12/7/18). River View High School and the Finley School District is currently working with the Sheriff’s Department and there will be extra officers and patrols tomorrow at the high school. The information given has led to the identification of the student, the student will not be at school tomorrow and the school district will work with the family to determine next steps. Students will begin the day in a modified lock down and we will release more information as necessary. Please direct any questions or concerns to Bryan Long at the district office or Chris Davis at the high school.
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