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Extra police at Kenwood High School after social media threat

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Posted at 10:44 AM, Feb 28, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-28 11:55:08-05

A Baltimore County high school has extra police on campus after a threat was made on social media. 

Baltimore County Police said just before 8 a.m. they got a called from a concerned parent about a threatening Instagram post made toward Kenwood High School.

They released the following statement: 

We are aware of a social media threat being circulated involving Kenwood High School. Detectives have been working to find the source of the social media post. This was deemed not to be a credible threat. We continue to work with the school system on these types of incidents, investigating each thoroughly, to ensure the safety of the students.

Mychael Dickerson, the Chief of Staff for Baltimore County Public Schools, sent the following statement on the matter: 

We are aware of the alleged threat made on social media and police are investigating.  This is all the information we have.