4-27-17: TWO 8TH GRADERS DETAINED FOR ALLEGED THREAT.

TWO 8TH GRADERS WERE DETAINED SHORTLY AFTER WHAT IS BEING CALLED A VIOLENT THREAT AT HENDRICK MIDDLE SCHOOL YESTERDAY. A PHONE CALL FROM A CONCERNED PARENT BROUGHT MEDFORD POLICE TO THE SCHOOL. THE TWO STUDENTS SHOWED NO SIGNS OF ANY WEAPONS OR IMMEDIATE THREAT TO STUDENTS. THEY WERE CHARGED WITH DISORDERLY CONDUCT FOR CREATING A PUBLIC ALARM, AND WERE LODGED AT THE JUVENILE DETENTION FACILITY.