Police increase presence at West Point school following post

A student was taken into custody Thursday.

Posted: Fri Feb 23 11:07:29 PST 2018
Updated: Fri Feb 23 11:07:30 PST 2018

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point high school student is headed toyouth court after being removed from class on thursday for posting a threat to the school on social media. police chief avery cook says the department got a tip from the f-b-i thursday morning. west point police were on campus this morning before studentsarrived. school superintendent burnell mcdonald tells wtva that all threats to the schools or students, even if it is aprank,willbe treated seriously. parents are alarmedthat this could happen intheir district. "it's a very scary situation, even if it is a prank. kids shouldn't prank like that not in this day and time. you've got to be on guardat all times, thesuperintendent saysthat the student has been disciplined to the full extent of district policy. thedistrict'spolicy for an unlawful act is immediate suspension with recommendation for expulsion.
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