Police investigate bomb threat at Roseville Middle School

By: Brendan Losinski | Roseville - Eastpointe Eastsider | Published September 18, 2019 | Updated September 19, 2019 10:27am

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ROSEVILLE — Roseville police responded to Roseville Middle School Sept. 18 after a bomb threat was called in to the school.

Units arrived on the scene at approximately 2 p.m., and the school was evacuated of students and staff, who were sent home. Police ensured that all students and staff were safe and then began procedures for dealing with a possible explosive device.

After establishing a perimeter and securing the area, a search of the school and the surrounding area was performed, which included the use of K-9 units from the Roseville Police Department and the Macomb County Sheriff’s Office. Police reported that no contraband was found.

No one was injured as a result of the incident and the department’s Criminal Investigations Division began investigating the matter. On Sept. 19, the department announced in a press release that it had identified the “person(s) responsible” for the threat. Police said in the press release that they will be seeking charges. Specific charges in the matter are pending. 

“The suspect(s) do not pose any threat to the students and staff of the Roseville Community Schools,” the Police Department’s press release states.

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