Granger High School receives anonymous threat

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GRANGER, Wash. — The next in a recent string of violent threats against schools in Southeastern Washington extends throughout Yakima County, where an anonymous threat was placed against Granger High School.

According to an alert from the Granger School District, the threat was issued on the evening of Thursday, October 21, 2021. They have not revealed any further details regarding the identity or leads on who this threat was issued by.

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Despite these threats, Granger schools will proceed as usual on Friday. They have contacted the local authorities, who have placed several additional police officers in every school building out of precaution.

The Granger School District offered the following comment as part of its publically released statement: “Your child’s safety is of the utmost importance and the Granger School District is doing all possible to ensure your child’s safety while at school.”

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Anyone with information about these threats is urged to contact the Granger Police Department at 509-854-2656.

Earlier this morning, a similar threat was issued against the Sunnyside School District and its secondary schools. These follow a threat against Grandview schools which was published to a student’s Snapchat account.

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