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Sheriff’s Office Investigating “Generic Threat” Against Area Schools

Sheriff’s Office Investigating “Generic Threat” Against Area Schools

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THIS ARTICLE HAS BEEN UPDATED Click here or scroll down to see the most recent update. ASHEBORO N.C. - Late Sunday night the Randolph County Sheriff's Office says it is investigating a "generic threat against schools circulating on social media." The Randolph County Sheriff’s Office is aware of a generic threat against schools circulating onsocial media. The threat is a screenshot and names no specific school. The threat mentionsspecific details that does not seem to coincide to any schools within the Randolph County SchoolSystem.We are continuing to investigate the threat but have found no credibility to it at this point. Weask that citizens not share the threat on any social media platform as it only serves to incite panicand fear, which may be the ultimate goal of the origin...
Sheriff’s Office Investigating Vague Threats Circulating on Social Media

Sheriff’s Office Investigating Vague Threats Circulating on Social Media

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ASHEBORO N.C. - Deputies and School Resource Officers across Randolph County are taking extra precaution today after receiving information about vague threats of a school shooting were found on social media. On the evening of May 4th, 2023, the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office says it received information regarding a potential threat to schools in Randolph County. "Detectives are actively investigating a picture posted on Snapchat that shows an image of a phone screen with a message related to a threat to commit a school shooting on May 5," said the Sheriff's Office in a press release. The photo being circulated on Snapchat is being sent to schools across North Carolina and other states. The original threat does not mention a specific school. [Photo provided by Randolph Cou...