Suspect in custody after Plymouth-Shiloh schools closed in light of more threats

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PLYMOUTH, Ohio — Plymouth-Shiloh Local Schools were closed today in light of a “threat investigation.”

According to Supt. Jim Metcalf, the police department is handling the investigation, which involves both buildings in the district. The buildings house the elementary, middle and high schools. Tuesday night, Plymouth police posted on its Facebook page that a suspect was in custody.  Police also said, “Due to the rapid developments and to protect our investigation’s integrity no other information will be released at this time.”

On Monday, the district was also notified that several students received anonymous threats Sunday night. Police were at the school for extra security, and parents whose kids felt uncomfortable were allowed to pick them up.

The threat is just one of several in a rash hitting local schools recently. Several arrests have been made in the threats.

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