Issaquah middle school two hours late for 'safety concerns' after threatening email

ISSAQUAH -- The Pacific Cascade Middle School in Issaquah is running two hours late today as police took time to investigate "safety concerns," the school district announced.

"Using an abundance of caution, a decision has been made to delay the start of school at Pacific Cascade Middle School by two hours while law enforcement investigates a threat against the school that was made online," Issaquah School District officials said.

Police investigated the online threats and determined they were not credible. According to the King County Sheriff's Office, a 13-year-old girl emailed threats to students and staff at the school. She was contacted at home and it was determined she had no access to firearms.

It is expected that charges of felony harassment will be refereed to the King County Prosecutor's Office, deputies said.