Police on alert after Taipei American School receives threats

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/11/23
By: Yu Kai-hsiang and Kay Liu

Taipei, Nov. 23 (CNA) Closer attention will be paid to the security of Taipei 201511230033t0001American School, which reportedly received new threats from a former student who had been found guilty of making such threats in the past, police said on Monday.

In a letter sent to parents and faculty, Sharon Hannessy, the head of the school, said “a former, disgruntled student,” who was found guilty of making threats over a year ago, “reappeared with new threats,” according to a report published on the Apple Daily’s website.

Hannessy said the school is working with the police, prosecutor’s office and the American Institute in Taiwan and has enhanced security measures, but did not name the person who made the threats in the letter.     [FULL  STORY]

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