Garden City, Kan., Police Probe Social Media Threats to School

The police posted that they are "aware of the social media posts about the threats at the Garden City High School and are investigating the incident.”

by Stan Finger, The Wichita Eagle / May 5, 2017

(TNS) -- Garden City police are investigating social media posts about threats at Garden City High School.

Police posted a statement on the department’s Facebook page late Thursday night that said it “is aware of the social media posts about the threats at the Garden City High School and are investigating the incident.”

No details about the nature of the threats were released. Several police officers are following leads in the case, a woman answering calls for the department said.

Officials said they would release more information “as it becomes available.”

Though no official explanation was offered late Thursday night, some parents on social media indicated they planned to keep their children home from school on Friday.

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