On December 13, 2018, around 11:30 a.m. the Wyoming Highway Patrol Explosive K-9 team were requested to assist Wheatland Police Department for a reported bomb threat. The threat was specific to the West Elementary School located in Wheatland, Wyoming.
The K-9 team responded from Cheyenne and deployed their bomb dogs around the campus. Students were moved to a nearby middle school for safety precautions. No suspicious devices were located, and the students and staff were allowed back into the school around 1:45 p.m.
The Platte County Sheriff’s Department and Wyoming Highway Patrol assisted with the incident. The Wheatland Police Department is investigating the threat.
Please contact the Wheatland Police Department with any further questions about the incident.