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Mooreville, West Point schools deal with threats

Law enforcement investigated the threats that came the week following the Florida school shooting.

Posted: Fri Feb 23 21:45:29 PST 2018
Updated: Fri Feb 23 21:45:30 PST 2018

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lee county sheriff's department is looking into an alleged threat at mooreville school. superintendent jimmy weeks says the schoolwas put under a "soft lockdown" this morning... but was lifted by the afternoon. the superintendent says the threat was made on social media and they're investigating where the threat originated and who it came from. a west 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... back to you stinger
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