TPD: Student arrested for threatening Pueblo High School

Pueblo, Rincon/University put on soft lockdown

TPD: Student arrested for threatening Pueblo High School
Pueblo High School was placed on soft lockdown as a precaution.

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - The Tucson Police Department arrested a high school student for threatening a Tucson campus on Tuesday, Oct. 1.

The student was charged with disrupting an education facility and disorderly conduct, according to the TPD. The investigation is still ongoing.

Pueblo High School and Rincon High School were put on soft lockdown.

According to a spokeswoman for the Tucson Unified School District, Rincon High School, which shares a campus with University High School, was placed on a soft lockdown at about 10:45 a.m. because of threats. The soft lockdown only last a few minutes.

Pueblo High School, which, along with schools in Sahuarita, was the subject of a threat on Monday, Sept. 30, was placed on soft lockdown Tuesday after a student reported hearing about threats. It was expected to remain in place until the students are released for the day.

The Sahuarita Unified School District canceled class on Tuesday after another threat was made on social media. Police in Sahuarita arrested a juvenile teen in that case.

Tucson police and the Pima County Sheriff’s Department have a presence at Pueblo, according to Karla Escamilla of TUSD.

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