Juvenile suspect identified and in custody after threat made to Liberty Middle School

Courtesy of: West Fargo Police Department
Courtesy of: West Fargo Police Department

(West Fargo, ND) -- A juvenile Fargo resident is in custody after allegedly making threats of violent acts against Liberty Middle School on Snapchat. 

The threat is still under investigation, but indicates that the suspect acted independently and that there are no other suspects to identify. West Fargo Public Schools have been notified of the arrest. 

According to the investigation, officers determined that there was no intent to carry out the threat at Liberty Middle School, but that the threat caused fear and concern for public safety and is the reason for their arrest. 

The West Fargo Police Department is looking to increase its presence at all West Fargo Public School temporarily.