August 22, 2019

    MEDIA RELEASE 

Criminal Threat ◊

 August 22, 2019

Released by Captain Josh Kyle

 MANHATTAN, KAN. – On Wednesday, August 21, 2019, RCPD was alerted by a citizen that a video had been posted to Snapchat which depicted a 15-year-old male and 15-year-old female holding what appeared to be a gun and making threatening statements.     

Preliminary investigation indicates the video was directed at a different 15-year-old male and a 17-year-old male.  

All the parties mentioned above are students at Manhattan High School West Campus.  USD 383 has assisted RCPD during this investigation and all involved parties (including parents) have been contacted. The video did not include any threats to the safety of Manhattan High School.  

No arrests have been made.  The RCPD has not heightened its presence at the school in response to this incident.