Seattle police search for man they believe threatened harm to school students March 01, 2018
CLICK TO ENLARGE. Suspect Seattle Police are attempting to locate
(SEATTLE, WA.) – Seattle police officers are searching for a suspect identified as 26-year-old Leonardo Riviera who they believe threatened to harm someone at Meany Middle School.
“Riviera walked up to the school Monday morning claiming he had a knife and imitating a gun with his hand,” according to an SPD statement. “School security escorted Riviera off the property just before students notified officials of Riviera’s behavior. School staff then called police who are now investigating.”
Seattle Public Schools has already notified families the incident took place with a letter that was sent home with the students.
Officers are now searching for Riviera and are asking anyone with information about his location to call 911 immediately.