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.READ MORE: Booster Shots Provide Best Protection Against Omicron Variant, CDC Studies Show
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.READ MORE: COVID-19 Vaccinations Do Not Impair Fertility In Men Or Women, Study Finds
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.MORE NEWS: Metallica, The Strokes Join Foo Fighters As Boston Calling 2022 Headliners
Their identities were not released because they are juveniles.