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Wis. school district investigates threat made on Minecraft

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Posted at 1:36 PM, Jan 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-06 16:00:55-05

CEDARBURG, WI — A suspect has been detained after making a threat against a Wisconsin school district on Minecraft.

The Cedarburg School District is investigating after a threat was made against the high school through the online gaming network on Jan. 4.

The district said the threat originated in Missouri. Law enforcement in Missouri identified and detained a suspect.

School routines will remain normal for students and staff, but there will be an increased police presence before, during and after school.

The district operates a SpeakUp Safety Tipline, where students can report threats of violence.

The incident remains under investigation.

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