Safety Concern on Arcadia High School - News Release

Incident: Safety Concern on Arcadia High School Campus

Contact: Watch Commander, (626) 574-5156

Date / Time of Press Release: January 24, 2013 – 2:00 p.m.

On January 24, 2013 shortly after 10:00 a.m., the police department was notified of a safety concern on the Arcadia High School Campus. An anonymous email was received by a school administrator stating there might be two students on campus with handguns. Police arrived on campus and remained through the pre-scheduled dismissal time of 12:27 p.m. No suspicious activity was discovered and no lockdown occurred. The school day had been shortened due to mid-term testing.

The source of the email is being investigated by Arcadia Police Detectives.

Anyone with information on this incident is encouraged to contact the Arcadia Police Department at (626) 574-5150, case #1300378.

If you prefer to provide information ANONYMOUSLY, you may call “Crime Stoppers” by dialing 800-222-TIPS (8477), texting the letters TIPLA plus your tip to CRIMES (274637), or using the tip page at Los Angeles Regional Crime Stoppers.

Robert T. Guthrie, Chief of Police

By: Bob Anderson, Lieutenant

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