PLUM (KDKA) — Extra security has been added for Thursday’s 2017 graduation ceremonies at Plum High School.
The additional law enforcement presence is because of rumors that surfaced of someone possibly planning to bring a gun to the ceremony.READ MORE: Sen. Bob Casey Visits Pittsburgh, Talks Infrastructure Bill
Police do not believe the threat is credible, but as a precaution, only clear bags have been permitted into the stadium and visitors may be searched.
Additional police officers are also on site.READ MORE: Fallout At Sewickley Academy Over Sudden Firing Of 4 Administrators And 1 Teacher
Security in the Plum School District has been stretched after receiving multiple bomb threats throughout the school year. The last one was earlier this week, but a search turned up nothing.MORE NEWS: 15-Year-Old Boy Arrested In Triple South Side Shooting
While some safety measures will be obvious, like extra officers, others will be subtle and guests won’t even notice them.