Police investigating alleged threats at two South Bend schools

NOW: Police investigating alleged threats at two South Bend schools

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- An investigation is underway after two alleged threats were made against two different South Bend schools.

According to letters sent out to parents of students at both Nuner Fine Arts Academy, and Clay International Academy on Thursday night, administrators were made aware of possible threats to the schools. 

The schools were alerted of the reported threat through the quick-tip portal. 

Classes are in session today at both Nuner Fine Arts Academy and Clay International Academy, with heightened security and police presence. 

The South Bend Community School Corporation released the following statement:

School leadership is currently working with local law enforcement agencies to investigate. We have communicated with our families and will have an increased police presence today.

South Bend Police confirmed they are working with the school district and the Juvenile Justice Center on the investigation.

A report was made by Nuner Primary School at 9:15AM on Friday after a threat was made around 2:50PM on Thursday. The South Bend Police Department is working with the school and Juvenile Justice Center (JJC) on this investigation. There are protocols in place, and we are following them.

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