ISP Investigating Alleged Threat Made to Pope County Student

GOLCONDA – Illinois State Police in Ullin were contacted by the administration of the Pope County School District Tuesday regarding a vague anonymous threat sent via the internet to a student.

Troopers are currently working closely with local law enforcement and school officials to diligently investigate the threat and its source.

The Illinois State Police along with the Pope County School District want to assure every parent and guardian that all necessary steps are being taken to insure the safety of all students at the school.

The Illinois State Police will have troopers at the school to ensure safety and order is maintained throughout the day.