Plymouth-Canton’s P-CEP Complex Shut After Threat

Plymouth-Canton Educational Park has been closed and what school officials have described as a “credible threat.”

Canton Police have issued a statement calling the incident a “threat of student retaliation.”

A controlled release of students is underway. The three-school complex includes Plymouth, Salem and Canton high schools, with about 6,200 students.

District officials put the Park into lockdown this morning at about 8 a.m.,” accoding to a statement released by the district. “Police determined that a credible threat has be received and we have asked students and teachers to stay in their first hour classes until further notice.”

District spokesman Frank Ruggirello Jr. said the district will have a press conference later this afteroon with details but for now, “we’re letting police do their jobs.”

The dismissal is being conducted this way:

•Students who take the bus are being transported to their normal stop
•Students who drive will be allowed to drive their own cars home
•Parents who drive their children are being directed to Pioneer Middle School, 46081 Ann Arbor Rd., to pick up their children, Ruggirello said.
Because of the number of students being transported, Ruggirello said the district is asking parents to be patient with the process.

As read on: http://plymouth-mi.patch.com/articles/plymouth-cantons-p-cep-complex-shut-after-threat

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