Liberty High in Renton cancels classes over threat

RENTON, Wash. -- A threat has prompted Liberty High School in Renton to cancel classes on Friday.

"Liberty High School has been made aware of an anonymous potential threat to our school tomorrow, April 21. Unfortunately, we cannot verify whether or not the threat is credible. Therefore, for the safety of students and staff, we have made a decision to close Liberty High School tomorrow, Friday, April 21. The King County Sheriff’s Office has been notified and is investigating the situation," said an announcement on the Issaquah School District's website.

The district said the close is "in the best interest of student and staff safety and will give law enforcement the opportunity to investigate the situation further."

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