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Greenfield Police Investigate Threats of Violence at GHS, WHS

Assistant Chief Paul Schlecht said there was no credible threat in either instance and only references to the end of the Mayan calendar, which some interpret as the end of the world.

Updated 9:50 a.m. Dec. 20:

The Greenfield Police Department had an increased presence at Greenfield High School and Whitnall High School on Thursday, and will again Friday, after officers investigated rumors of possible violence occurring at the schools Friday.

According to Assistant Chief Paul Schlecht, a thorough investigation conducted with the assistance of the high schools' administrators revealed no credible threat at either school.

This issue, Schlecht said, appears to be along the same lines as threats investigated by other southeastern Wisconsin schools and police departments regarding the end of the Mayan calendar and the end of the world.

The threats come just five days after the

Schlecht said the police department will continue to take every threat seriously and investigate them thoroughly.

Cassie Burckhardt December 20, 2012 at 05:48 PM
Ok why would anyone do something horrible on Friday? Thats just the dumbest thing I have ever heard. People need to calm down.
KHD December 20, 2012 at 07:21 PM
It's already friday in Australia and the Kangaroos are still hopping around.

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