Plymouth North High School Suspends 4 After Alleged Columbine-Like Threat

By Lana Jones, WBZ NewsRadio 1030

PLYMOUTH (CBS) – Four Plymouth North High School students have been suspended while police investigate an alleged online discussion in which the girls are said to have threatened a “Columbine-like” attack at the school.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Lana Jones reports

Superintendent Gary Maestas was notified by a parent and a student about a Facebook discussion referencing the deadly 1999 attacks at a Colorado high school.

Police were called and the girls’ lockers were searched.

No weapons were found, but, Maestas told WBZ NewsRadio 1030, these things have to be taken seriously.

“It’s very difficult to monitor and that’s why we rely on relationships that we have with our parents and students to really keep us informed,” he said.

“You can’t always monitor every aspect of what happens on the Internet.”

Neither police nor the District Attorney would comment on the girls’ status because of their age.

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