Student 'disciplined' after making school threat

Posted at 4:01 PM, Nov 26, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-26 17:01:34-05

Cheatham County School officials and law enforcement officials have responded to a school threat.

School officials said the student who made the threat was identified and disciplined.

The following statement was released to parents:

Parents and students of Cheatham Middle School, thank you for your patience and support during our investigation and lockout.

A suspect has been identified and the investigation is complete. Appropriate legal action and school-related discipline are being taken.

All regular school activities will proceed as planned tonight and tomorrow.

Any student making a threat will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.

As we continue to partner in maintaining a safe learning environment, please help reinforce that making a threat, including those without intent, will lead to significant consequences.