UPDATED: Extra patrols sent to Arcadia High School after email mentions armed students

ARCADIA — Police placed extra patrols at Arcadia High School Thursday after administrators received an anonymous email stating their may be armed students on campus, officials aid.
The email was discovered and reported to police shortly after 10 a.m., Arcadia police Lt. Bob Anderson said.
“It was an anonymous email that was received by one of the supervisors,” Anderson said. “It stated there might be two students on campus with handguns.”
Police launched an investigation into the email, he said.
Police and school officials decided to continue the school day, which was already on a shortened for mid-term exams, but with extra police presence at the campus, Anderson said. The school was not placed on lockdown.
“Nothing was discovered to lead us to believe it was a credible threat,” Anderson said.
About 10 police officers stood by at the school until dismissal at 12:37 p.m., he said.

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