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Three more social media threats against Aberdeen Middle School, one student charged

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Posted at 4:58 PM, Dec 20, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-20 16:58:49-05

Aberdeen Middle School was the target of 4 threats on social media on Tuesday. The first happened around 7:30 a.m. and it was unfounded. 

The Aberdeen Police Department was made aware of 3 more threats of violence later that day.

One of the threats targeted a specific student.

As a result of the investigation, an 8th grade student has been referred to the Department of Juvenile Services for threats of mass violence and disturbing school operations and activities. 

As a result of the first threat, the school was placed on a modified lockdown and access to the building was limited. 

Classes went on Tuesday as normal.