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Colonial Heights Middle School adds security after threatening vandalism

Posted at 7:21 PM, Oct 08, 2015
and last updated 2015-10-09 06:15:30-04

COLONIAL HEIGHTS, Va. --  Extra security will be on hand at an area middle school Friday morning after threatening vandalism was found in a bathroom Thursday afternoon. Colonial Heights Middle School parents were notified via robocall Thursday about the discovery.

The vandalism was a drawing of a gun with a date, police said.

This threat is on the heels of 3 similar situations at Henrico schools over the last two weeks. Thursday Highland Springs High School had an extra police presence after a a threat was made over social media.

Police are staging extra personnel in and around the school building as a precaution.