Police deem Snapchat post threatening schools not credible

MILL HALL — A threatening social media post lead to a reassuring text to parents from the East Lycoming School District as well as an increased police presence at the Keystone Central School District on Monday.

However, according to Keystone’s Superintendent Jacquelyn Martin, there were no safety concerns in the district.

Officials with East Lycoming schools could not be reached for further comment.

Martin said local police and KCSD police were made aware of the post over the weekend — a picture from social media app Snapchat, which included threats to students and administrators at “Central High School” by an “Alex Anderson.”

“Through further investigation it has been determined that the post circulated a few days ago near Central High School in Colorado and was deemed not credible,” Martin said in a release.

Although there was no credibility to the threat, the district still took precautions and ensured there were more police officers onhand throughout the district Monday.

Other area district administrators indicated to the Sun-Gazette they were unaware of the threats posted on social media.


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