Sheriff’s office in Frederick County, Va. says school threat isn’t credible

Investigators in the Frederick County sheriff’s office in Virginia say a school threat that circulated on social media on Wednesday is not believed to be credible.

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The school district says officials contacted law enforcement after a threat targeting a school "identified as JHS which some believe to be James Wood High School" led to rumors.

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According to the school district, the threat originated from social media posts that are "well known and have been circulating throughout the country for an extended period of time."

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Despite the lack of evidence of a credible threat, the school district is working with law enforcement to ensure safety and security.