Feb 01, 2023

NSP Tech Crimes determines no threat to Thayer Central Schools

Posted Feb 01, 2023 8:59 PM


HEBRON, NEB.  — The Nebraska State Patrol and Thayer County Sheriff’s Office have identified the source of a threat made against Thayer Central Community Schools in Hebron.

Out of an abundance of caution, the school has been closed this week during the investigation. The threat of a potential school shooting was made against the school via social media on Friday afternoon. Investigators with the NSP Tech Crimes Unit have determined the source of the threat and have identified a suspect. That suspect is located in New Mexico and NSP is now working with authorities in New Mexico on this case.

NSP and the Thayer County Sheriff’s Office have been in constant communication with the school throughout the investigation and have notified school officials that there is no threat to the school. Further information will be released when possible. The investigation remains ongoing.