Police investigate threats to valley schools

- 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.

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. 


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. 

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