Police investigate threat to Freeport Middle School, three suspects arrested

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FREEPORT, Ill. (WIFR) -- The Freeport Police Department investigated a threat at Freeport Middle School earlier this week, leading to the arrest of three suspects.

Police learned of a threat on Wednesday and say the threat was intended to take place Friday.

The Freeport School District is working with police to insure the safety of the students and faculty. Police say there are no known additional threats to the school.

The Freeport Police Department assigned additional officers and detectives to the Freeport High School and Middle School on Friday as a precaution.