PHOENIX (KSAZ) - Police across the valley are investigating several threats made to valley schools Tuesday afternoon.
Chandler Police say they are working to clear San Tan Jr High and Hancock Elementary after a threat was called in.
Chandler PD working with San Tan Jr. High and Hancock Elementary ref threats (Pd clearing). Students released as normal expect heavy traffic— Chandler Police (@ChandlerPolice) January 19, 2016
Franklin Elementary School in Mesa reportedly received a bomb threat, Mesa Police conducted a precautionary evacuation and checked the school. Students are now being released to their parents.
Bomb threat at Franklin School has been cleared. Nothing found and police are clearing from the scene.— Mesa Police Dept. (@MesaPD) January 19, 2016
Arrowhead Elementary School in Glendale also received a threat. Glendale Police are investigating.
And Valley Vista High School in Surprise also received a threat that authorities are checking into.
Dozens of schools in six states also had threats similar to those in the valley.