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EPPD Statement: Rumors of Potential Violence at Central Middle School
On the morning of Friday, Nov. 3, 2017, staff at Central Middle School (8025 School Road) notified a Police Department school liaison officer of concerning rumors circulating among parents and students. The rumors are about potential violence planned for Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017.
The Eden Prairie Police Department is working closely with the school district to determine a verified source of the rumors; at this time, Police have found no credible evidence to support them.
Eden Prairie Police maintain an ongoing presence at Eden Prairie schools throughout the year, and will have an increased presence at Central Middle School Thursday because of these rumors; however, there is no specific and verifiable threat to the safety of students and faculty.