Winchester Police respond to John Handley High School threat

At approximately 11:30 a.m. on November 13, 2018, the Winchester Police Department (WPD) responded to John Handley High School at the request of Winchester Public Schools (WPS) Administration for assistance with an electronically found threat involving students.

As a result, WPD officers and detectives conducted a thorough investigation to ensure there was not an immediate threat to students or the school. The criminal investigation is ongoing, and no arrests have been made. Please contact WPS regarding any administrative action taken against students.