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Police investigating threat against Towson High School

Towson High School
Posted at 9:37 AM, Nov 18, 2022
and last updated 2022-11-21 22:55:11-05

UPDATE: An increased police presence remains at Towson High School as the Baltimore County Police Department continues its investigation into an online threat made Thursday, November 17. Police say the threat was generated outside the United States.

Academic institutions across the country have faced a surge of threats similar to the one sent last week. The Baltimore County Police Department continues to work closely with Baltimore County Public Schools to monitor this situation and to ensure that all students and staff remain safe.

Baltimore County Police are asking for families to remain vigilant in only sharing information that has been vetted or provided by a trusted source.

The increased police force will remain at Towson High School on Tuesday.


Police are investigating a threat made against Towson High School.

The school sent out an email to parents and staff Thursday night, saying they were taking the matter seriously.

Officials did not provide specifics about the threat, but one parent told WMAR that it mentioned a potential shooting at the school.

According to Baltimore County Police, the credibility of the threat currently "appears low."

Police also said they would have an increased presence at the school Friday.