Police, school respond to alleged threat made at Franklin High School

A student reported seeing a threat on social media for Franklin High School. Police and school officials are investigating and taking necessary precautions to protect students and school personnel. FILE PHOTO
















Franklin City Schools is asking voters to continue their support by voting for Issue 2, a 15.89 mill, five-year substitute levy which renews two emergency levies that voters have previously approved. The district has used the levy funding to improve curriculum, increase safety and security of the buildings including the hiring of a full-time SRO, and the expansion of technology. STAFF FILE PHOTO
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A student reported seeing a threat on social media for Franklin High School. Police and school officials are investigating and taking necessary precautions to protect students and school personnel. FILE PHOTO Franklin City Schools is asking voters to continue their support by voting for Issue 2, a 15.89 mill, five-year substitute levy which renews two emergency levies that voters have previously approved. The district has used the levy funding to improve curriculum, increase safety and security of the buildings including the hiring of a full-time SRO, and the expansion of technology. STAFF FILE PHOTO

Franklin City Schools officials on Wednesday investigated an alleged threat against students and staff at Franklin High School.

At about 9:10 a.m., school officials said a student reported seeing a post on social media containing threatening remarks about a potential school shooting.

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School administrators and police worked to investigate the alleged threat. After multiple students were interviewed, it was determined that there was no threat safety of students and staff of Franklin High School, school officials said.

As a precautionary measure, additional support from the Franklin police was added for the student dismissal, said Police Chief Adam Colon.

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