WHITMAN (CBS) – Three high school students in the Whitman-Hanson Regional School District are facing charges in connection with a threatening post made on social media.

Police said the post showed a student holding a “realistic-looking pellet gun” and a caption that told people not to come to school Monday.

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There was already an increased police presence at Whitman-Hanson Regional High School Monday morning due to non-specific threats made to numerous school districts over the weekend.

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Police said there was no credible threat to the school community.

The three students will be issued summonses to appear in juvenile court at a later date and will be subject to the district’s student code of conduct policies.

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Their identities were not released because they are juveniles.

CBSBoston.com Staff