Authorities investigating social media threat against Pleasant Hill school


Lane County Sheriff's deputies responded to reports of a possible threat against Pleasant Hill High School, just outside of Creswell in Pleasant Hill, on Thursday, September 6. 

According to the Pleasant Hill School District, it received information late Wednesday night about a threat to the safety and well being of students at the high school. The information came via social media. 

"My understanding is that this might be older information," Lane County Sergeant Carrie Carer said, "The investigation is ongoing but there is no reliable evidence that this a credible threat." 

Pleasant Hill Superintendent Scott Linenberger released the following statement, noting he would not be releasing any further information: 

"The administration of the Pleasant Hill school district had received information late Wednesday night of a possible threat to the safety and welfare of our students via social media. I contacted the Sheriff’s office. While the investigation is ongoing they have reported there is no reliable evidence that suggests that the threat is credible. "

Lane County Sheriff's Office personnel was on campus early this morning and according to Carver, will continue to have a presence in the area. 


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