- News Alert/Press Release
- Threat to Mt. Vernon Community Schools (UPDATE)
For Immediate Release
Threat to Mt. Vernon Community Schools
(Fortville Indiana)- The Fortville Police Department have identified a juvenile suspect that attends Mt. Vernon High School as the person that made the threats. The suspect was arrested and is being charged with Level 6 Felony Intimidation. The juvenile has been suspended from school pending an expulsion hearing. We have partnered with the school administration in this investigation and appreciate their willingness and hard work in assisting us. As stated before, we take all threats seriously and are dedicated to the safety and security of the staff and students of Mt. Vernon Community Schools and the residents of Fortville. Parents can feel safe and secure in sending their children back to school.
Lieutenant Patrick Bratton
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