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Mead High School lockdown due to phone threat deputies later deemed not credible

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 19, 2022

Mead High School went into a modified lockdown Wednesday afternoon after staff received a threatening phone call.

The school’s resource deputy assessed the situation and ultimately administrators moved the school into a modified lockdown, while additional deputies responded to help investigate the threat, the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement. 

Investigators had yet to identify of the person who placed the call as of 4 p.m. Wednesday afternoon but do not believe the threat to be credible.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call Crime Check at (509) 456-2233 with reference #10007431.

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