Social media threat toward Currituck Co. school deemed not credible, school officials say

Posted at 8:48 PM, Nov 21, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-21 20:48:09-05

CURRITUCK Co., N.C. – A threat made toward Currituck County High School via a social media post Thursday was deemed to not be credible, the school’s administration said.

The administration received information about the post, which was made by a student, Thursday evening.

School officials say law enforcement immediately began an investigation and notified school administration that there was no threat to Currituck County High.

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Officials say school administration and law enforcement take any form of communication about a threat to a school seriously and that the appropriate disciplinary measures will be taken.

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