For Immediate Release
Regarding West Mifflin School District Facebook Threat
On Tuesday Morning – 7/31/2018 the West Mifflin Police Department received multiple tips regarding a possible general threat involving the West Mifflin Area School District.
The individual in question was interviewed and the department determined that this was a misuse of social media.
At no time was there a relevant, substantiated threat to residents, students, or employees of the West Mifflin Area School District.
We can confirm that there was a firearm at the residence of the subject in question. It has since been removed.
A thorough investigation continues.
We would like to thank our community, and all involved in keeping West Mifflin safe.
If anyone has any relevant information regarding this or any other ongoing case, please contact the West Mifflin Police Department at (412) 461 3125, dial 911 or speak to your local police department.
Acting Chief Michael Ragan