Teen in custody after threat was made to Garden City High School

The Garden City Police Department had an increased presence Friday at the high school. (KSN News Photo)

GARDEN CITY, Kan. (KSNW) – The Garden City Police Department is investigating alleged threats at Garden City High School.

Officials said they were contacted late Thursday evening with information about a potential threat made through social media towards Garden City High School.

Police said a 16-year-old male has been taken into protective custody. No arrests or charges have been made or requested at this time.

Police presence has been increased today at the high school.

Anyone who has specific information related to the threat should contact the Garden City Police Department at 620-276-1300.

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