The Menomonie Police Department is investigating a threat made on Oaklawn Elementary School Tuesday, after a teacher received an email stating, "I'm coming to your school today to kill everyone in your school because they are all jerks."
According to a joint statement by the School District of the Menomonie Area and the police department, the department was notified immediately after the email was discovered, and students were brought in from recess early. Safety procedures were also taken to secure the building, the statement said.
The police department maintained "a presence" at the elementary school Tuesday, and "additional security measures will be taken to monitor school grounds during the rest of the week."
Through the course of the initial investigation, police do not believe the threat is credible, according to Tuesday's statement.
The district apologized to students, staff and faculty for any anxiety the situation may add, but ensured it will continue to do what's best for the safety and security of students and staff.
Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Menomonie Police Department by calling 715-232-2198. Anonymous tips can be submitted through Dunn County Crime Stoppers by visiting www.dunncocrimestoppers.com.