Police & Fire

‘Suspicious incident’ sparks administrative hold at 3 Park City schools

The hold lasted approximately an hour and ten minutes

PARK CITY, Utah — A “suspicious incident” resulted in three nearby Park City Schools being place on temporary administrative hold this morning.

According to a statement from the Park City Police Department, officers responded to a report of a person with a weapon in the Aspen Villa area of Kearns Boulevard at approximately 7:20 a.m.

As a precaution, nearby schools on the Park City School District Kearns Campus including McPolin Elementary School, Treasure Mountain Junior High School and Park City High School were placed on an administrative hold.

Although PCPD officers arrived at the scene in less than two minutes, the person of interest was gone when the officers arrived. However, after conducting interviews and further investigation, the officers determined that no weapon had been seen or brandished.

After a search of the area, the administrative hold was released at approximately 8:30 a.m.

“Park City Police were in constant communication with the Park City School District during the incident,” said a statement from the PCPD. “The Park City Police Department takes every precaution to protect its citizens. The precautionary hold placed on the schools today is an example of this priority.”

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