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Kansas City police will provide increased presence at Center Middle School for 2nd straight day

Center Middle School Police Presence
Posted at 5:37 AM, Nov 29, 2022
and last updated 2022-11-29 22:29:23-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — There will be increased police presence Wednesday at Center Middle School, after a threat Monday made at Snapchat towards the school, according to Rick Chambers, a spokesperson with the Center School District said.

There was no new threat Tuesday, according to Chambers.

The district informed parents of the threat Monday evening in a letter.

"We have notified the Kansas City Police Department and they will have a presence at the school tomorrow," the Monday letter from Chambers stated. "We are also working with the police to identify the source of the message."

The district also asks anyone with information on the threat to report it. District contact information is available online.

"The safety of all students and staff remains a priority for district officials," the letter stated. "We are providing the police with all leads and information that we receive regarding this threat."