Student suspended from Colorado high school for alleged threats

TRINIDAD, Colo. (KKTV) - A Colorado student was suspended from school this week for allegedly making threats.

The Trinidad Police Department posted brief details on the incident stating the case remains under investigation. On Tuesday the police department was made aware of an issue at Trinidad High School. The student, who did not have any weapons according to police, was expelled. The student has not been publicly identified. The school district said the student has not been expelled and is suspended and still has a right to a pre-expulsion hearing.

The following information was provided to 11 News by the school district. It was sent out to staff on the day of the incident:

This morning it was reported that a Trinidad High School student made a threat which has not been determined credible; however, an abundance of caution is being taken. Additional officers will be at the school Wednesday, December 5th to ensure student safety. Your child will be excused if you choose to keep him or her home Wednesday, December 5th. Thanks for your patience and understanding during this police investigation.