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Extra security at Warwick High School after social media threat surfaces

After someone threatened to shoot up Warwick High School, administrators called in extra police officers to patrol the school.

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — A number of police and school security officers are on hand at Warwick High School after a social media threat was made against the school Monday night.

School administrators were notified about a social post targeting the high school. They contacted Newport News police and school division officials who are currently investigating the threat and the account associated with it.

More police were called in to patrol the school and other safety measures were put into place, according to spokesperson Michelle Price.

All faculty, students, staff and parents were sent a message about the post and added security Tuesday morning. 

Credit: 13News Now

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