Social Media post threatening a school in Clark County.
UPDATE 9:34pm

The Clark County Sheriff's Department says that threats like this are spreading across the country. The department is meeting to coordinate a strategy within the hour and plan to update the media later this evening.


A social media post that made a vague threat against “SHS” has school officials and law enforcement agencies on alert.

In response to the recent threat toward Springfield High School that has been circulating:
The Springfield Police Division takes all threats against our community seriously. We are actively investigating this incident and are keeping school and public officials advised. There is evidence that the original Facebook post that started this incident was hoaxed, but the Police and School officials will take appropriate security measures and there will be a police presence at the High School tomorrow. We are also working with Facebook officials to track down the origins of the first post. Should we locate the source, that person(s) will be arrested, charged, and prosecuted.
Chief Graf Springfield Police Division

 In response to this threat, Tecumseh Schools said that deputies will be at the school tomorrow on Thursday, February 22.

We are aware of a vague threat towards a “SHS.” Clark County Sheriff Dept. will have a deputy at Tecumseh tomorrow.

On Tuesday, an 8-year-old male student at Simon Kenton Elementary brought an unloaded gun to school, according to Springfield Police.

The call came in around 3:15 p.m. from staff about the student bringing the unloaded gun. According to WKEF, the department said they don't think he intended to harm anyone, but thought that someone was going to harm him.

That crime is still under investigation.

The New Carlisle News will inform you of more updates as they develop

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