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Chandler PD: $3K reward for info on bomb threat

Posted at 9:09 AM, Jan 20, 2016

Police say students are heading back to class after a reported bomb threat at a Chandler junior high school.

According to the Chandler Unified School District, officials at Willis Junior High School received a bomb threat by phone.

The school is located near McQueen and Frye roads.

Chandler police tweeted Wednesday morning that students were led out to the field on campus.

The district said the school was declared safe, and the threat was an apparent hoax.

Police in Chandler and the Chandler Unified School District are offering a $3,000 reward for information leading to an arrest(s) regarding the bomb threat at Willis Junior. Information can be called into the Chandler Police Department at (480) 782-4130.

Willis JR High - Threats - Parents, please DO NOT go to the school. Classes are starting to resume, PD remains on scene. Students are not being released.

Posted by Chandler Police Department on Wednesday, January 20, 2016

On Tuesday, multiple bomb threats were called into schools in Chandler, Mesa, Glendale and Surprise.

Agencies in Chandler, Mesa and Glendale said Tuesday it wasn't clear if those bomb threats were connected. It's not clear yet if this incident is connected to Tuesday's incidents either.

Check which schools have received threats in the map below.