Richmond Police are investigating social media threats to Madison County High School – Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky

Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky 2021-10-24 22:06:12 –

Richmond, Kentucky (LEX 18) —The Richmond Police Department says it is working with school managers on threats created and shared on social media.

According to a Facebook post from the Madison County School page, the threat was “shared with the district on several social media platforms many times over the weekend.”

The post further states that it is working with police to ensure that students and staff are safe at school, “especially in the event of any threat.”

Richmond PD posts that it is trying to determine the source of the post and its validity. So far, they have not been able to associate the threat with “determine which school is under threat to someone in our area, or locally, if any.”

The school district says there will be additional police presence at Madison Central HS on Monday.

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