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A child's note leads to investigation at Trevor-Wilmot school

A threatening note found in a bathroom at Trevor-Wilmot Elementary School kicked off an investigation that led to a 9-year-old child.

The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department was called to the school when the note was found at the end of the school day Thursday. The note, left in a bathroom, threatened a shooting at the school on Friday.

Kenosha County Sheriff's Sgt. Christopher Hannah said deputies spoke to students who had access to the bathroom and a 9-year-old girl who admitted writing the note.

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The girl did not have access to weapons, and the threat is not considered credible, Hannah said.

As a precaution, school administration asked for additional police presence, Hannah said. The department had deputies at the school for the opening of the school day and in the area throughout the day.


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