Van Wert School Officials and Law Enforcement Deal with Social Media Threat

Van Wert, OH (WIMA) -- Van Wert City Schools in conjunction with The Van Wert City Police Department and the Van Wert County Sheriff’s Office were involved in an investigation concerning a potential social media threat.

A summary of the situation was shared on the school's website.

No credible threat of violence was discovered, but, the Van Wert Times-Bulletin reports that charges of Aggravated Menacing have been filed on a 15-year-old and a 16-year-old, and they are both expected to make an appearance in Juvenile Court.

Superintendent Vicki Brunn thanked law enforcement for their quick response.

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