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Some parents still worried after threat reported in Winston-Dillard district

Officials say the threat was made toward Douglas High School and Winston Middle School.

Posted: Feb 6, 2020 5:19 PM

WINSTON, Ore. -- Some parents in the Winston-Dillard School District remain on edge after a possible threat was made toward two schools.

Police are continuing their investigation into the report, which involves Douglas High School and Winston Middle School.

Officers first learned of the possible threat late Wednesday night when a community member reported it and identified a specific person. 

RELATED: WINSTON-DILLARD SCHOOL DISTRICT INVESTIGATES POSSIBLE THREAT

Police contacted the accused person and advised them to stay away from the schools.

However, some parents said they are still worried about their children's safety.

"That makes me feel very uncomfortable, and I’m not easy about this,” said parent Amanda Guthrie. “This isn't very okay with us."

District officials said they have increased security presence at both schools.

They also said they have implemented a Crisis Management Plan until the investigation is finished.

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