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Harford Co. school under heightened security after social media threat

Posted at 8:51 PM, Dec 12, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-13 07:14:49-05

BEL AIR, Md (WMAR) — A Harford County school is under heightened security after the circulation of a threatening social media post.

Officials with the Harford County Sheriff's Office say the threat involves Patterson Mill Middle High School.

Deputies have reportedly identified a suspect they believe to be responsible and have taken them for a medical evaluation.

As a precaution, the Sheriff's Office says they will deploy additional deputies to the school's property on Thursday.

No other details were made available, as the investigation is ongoing.