Suspect in custody after threats to school

An 18-year-old suspect will go before a judge this afternoon for allegedly making threats against Sammamish High School.  A Sammamish student reported receiving the threat on Friday morning, December 9th. Sammamish High School went into lockout until the suspect was arrested at his Seattle home by Seattle Police shortly before 12:30 pm. The suspect remains in custody.

Bellevue police immediately responded to Sammamish High School, secured the building, and remained there throughout the day. Officers also provided patrols at the other Bellevue high schools as a precautionary measure.

The suspect is scheduled for a first appearance at 2:30 p.m. today.

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