7th grader in custody following threat toward middle school - WKRN News 2

7th grader in custody following threat toward middle school

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Police have placed a seventh grader in custody after he allegedly made a threat toward H.G. Hill Middle School in Nashville.

According to authorities, the threat was made on Thursday and the student was taken into custody overnight.

They said the boy is a disgruntled student who did not want to attend H.G. Hill.

Upon receiving the threat, officers searched the exterior and interior of the 85,000 square foot building as part of the investigation, conducting a room-by-room search.

The school was deemed safe by investigators.

Police stated the student did not have the means to carry out the threat.

Authorities want to reiterate that campus is safe for school on Friday.

Details of possible charges against the boy were not released.

The middle school is located at 150 Davidson Road in the West Meade neighborhood of Davidson County.

More than 550 students attend the school, which is part of the Hillwood cluster.

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