In a recent worrying development, it has been reported that police have allegedly arrested a man for making threats against schools in Leeds and Bradford. You need to read the article to know more details and information about the incident. Stay tuned with us for all the new details and updates.
Man arrested for threatening to send email to school
However, the cause of the arrest is the malicious email force that is causing schools in Leeds to close. It is understood that police have made arrests after a series of malicious emails threatening violence against children and staff were sent to a number of schools in Leeds. It is understood the nature of the emails has not yet been revealed and a primary school principal told parents they considered the threats credible and children were kept indoors throughout the day. During the investigation, West Yorkshire Police announced that they were looking into the incident. Furthermore, in a statement issued by the police force, officers have commenced an investigation into a potential malicious media offense and have now issued an arrest warrant in connection with the matter. .
However, it added that some reports suggested the force had not issued guidance to close schools and had not declared that the threats were credible. However, a text message was sent to parents at Sharp Lane Primary School early this morning explaining that the school would remain closed. Furthermore, no information regarding the threat has been released at this time and no direct threat has been received by the school and children and staff remain safe. According to sources, other schools in the same area said to be affected include Richmond Hill Academy, Ruth Gorsee Academy, Sharp Lane Elementary, Windmill Elementary and Beeston Elementary. However, it was revealed that schools are expected to resume normal operations from tomorrow onwards.
In a Facebook post, Gildersome Primary School reassured parents this afternoon that parents were not on lockdown but staff were being extra vigilant against threats. The authorities say there is no threat to our site and they are just being extra cautious following the advice of local authorities. However, they continued and said that police and officials had provided safety advice and reassurance to affected schools. Meanwhile, they learned that today a number of schools in that particular area including the Bradford district received an email which is being monitored and investigated by the police. Thank you for your patient reading.