Heightened Security in Arlington ISD After Alleged Threat

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    Arlington police say someone found a threatening note on the Young Junior High School campus over the weekend. The Arlington Independent School District increased security procedures within the district Monday morning after the alleged threat.

    Some Arlington schools will have heightened security following an alleged threat to the district over the weekend.

    Police found a threatening note on the Young Junior High School campus on Sunday. The alleged threats were directed at some teachers and staff at Young Junior High and Miller Elementary Schools.

    Arlington police say there is no imminent threat to students or staff and there is no reason to keep your children at home.

     The Arlington Independent School District sent a letter to parents Monday stating:

    "Enhanced security procedures with additional police and school district security personnel were put into place this morning. The APD is still investigating to identify the person responsible for making this threat...we have daily security measures and plans in place for emergency situations."

    Police are investigating the incident to identify the person responsible for making this threat.

    NBC 5 News will stay in touch with the Arlington Police Department and Arlington ISD leaders to bring you the latest on this situation.