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Parents concerned about rumored hit list at Boulder City school

14-year-old boy arrested for making threats
Posted at 2:07 PM, Apr 25, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-26 12:46:20-04

LATEST:  13 Action News is speaking to parents about the threat made against Garrett Junior High.  Rumors of a hit list targeting a group of students has some parents on edge.

"I was panicked," said Dad Cole Reed, "I wanted to go get him immediately but they assured me everything was fine."

Authorities say this was an isolated incident that has been resolved.  They say the school campus is totally safe.

Reed says he was notified by the school about the threat on Tuesday.  However, he says he was never told that specific students, including his son, were targeted.

He says that is information he would have wanted to have when determining if his son should be in school.

13 Action News has reached out to the school district for more information.  We will continue to follow this developing story.

ORIGINAL:  A 14-year-old boy was arrested Wednesday for making threats concerning acts of terrorism toward a Boulder City junior high school.

The threats were concerning Elton and Madelaine Garrett Junior High School, located near Adams Boulevard and Georgia Avenue. 

Officials say the school is safe and there is no reason for parents to be concerned.

Parents were notified via Parentlink of the situation.