Police determine bomb threat made to Vista Ridge High School not credible

Police investigated a bomb threat made to Vista Ridge High School Wednesday evening, according to Leander Independent School District. 

Leander ISD said that they received anonymous tips Wednesday night from students and parents concerning a social media post about a bomb threat to Vista Ridge High School. Law enforcement was notified and the threat was immediately investigated. 

Cedar Park police were immediately dispatched to the individual's home and evaluated the situation before determining that there was no credible threat to Vista Ridge HS students or staff, LISD said.

The investigation will continue but normal classes will resume on Thursday. 

Vista Ridge HS Principal Paul Johnson released the following statement: 

We take every precaution to ensure the safety of our students and staff. I commend students/parents for bringing this to the attention of campus administrators as soon as they became of aware of this threat.

We are aware that social media will continue to generate concerns about this issue and may cause anxiety for our students. If your student has additional concerns about their safety, please refer them to our administrative team or their school counselor, and we will provide the appropriate support. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact Vista Ridge HS administration.

No further details are available at this time. 

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