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City of Lackawanna Police and school district investigate social media threats

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Posted at 9:29 AM, Jun 01, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-01 09:29:26-04

Lackawanna City Police and the Lackawanna City School District continue to investigate threats of violence made against a school in the district.

According to the school district, the threats of violence were made by a middle school student on Snapchat. Police say they found out about the social media threats made online and notified the school district Thursday night. Police believe a small group of "young teens" were involved in the incident.

According to police, the threats appear to be not credible. Police increased their presence at the middle and high schools on Friday morning as a result of the threats. 

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