Two Erie High School students arrested after school threat

ERIE, Colo. - Two Erie High School students have been arrested in connection with a threat involving the school.

Officials with the St. Vrain Valley School District called Erie Police on February 28th to report a potential threat, made by minors, specific to Erie High School, police said.

"Since that time, the Erie Police Department has continued to work closely with the School District, the Weld County District Attorney’s Office and the Town of Erie’s Prosecuting Attorney on this investigation," Police said.

Erie Police officers and Boulder County Sheriff's deputies executed search warrants at two homes Tuesday morning, then arrested two juvenile males, both students at Erie High School, police said.

No other details about the threat were released.

"We take all threats seriously and investigate them in a timely, diligent manner," said Marc Vasquez, Erie Police chief. "Any time a concern arises involving schools or children, we make them a top priority."

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