In an update from the investigation into threats made towards Hazleton Middle School:
Members of the Hazleton City Police Department criminal investigation division have seized two cellular telephones related to the investigation of this incident and are currently applying for search warrants.
Presently, Hazleton police officers are providing an increased presence at the Hazleton Area Schools and working in conjunction with the HASD Police.
Statement from Mayor Jeff Cusat:
“Participation from the public is crucial in these situations. Communications like text for tips and safe to say can help save lives. It’s important to build community trust and work together.”