MILTON (CBS) – There will be extra police patrols at Curry College Friday after a threat was found on campus.
The threatening graffiti was found in a bathroom in an academic building Thursday, according to school spokesman Terence Burke. There are no details on what it said, but the graffiti has been removed.READ MORE: Moderna, Johnson And Johnson Booster Shots Expected To Get FDA Approval Wednesday
According to Milton’s Deputy Police Chief James O’Neil, the person responsible for the graffiti could face criminal charges and a penalty of one year in prison or a fine of up to $1,000.READ MORE: White House Details Plan To Roll Out COVID Vaccines For Children 5 To 11 Years Old
“We just hope they can unite as a campus and, you know, move forward,” O’Neil said.
Burke said police and the campus community were notified about the message. Milton police found no immediate threat, but they are looking into it with campus police.MORE NEWS: October Night Skies Bring Full Hunter's Moon And Orionid Meteor Shower
“Curry College is highly committed to creating a safe, inclusive, and bias-free environment for our students, faculty, and staff and we are taking this incident very seriously,” the school said in a statement Friday.