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Noblesville West Middle School to have increased police presence Tuesday after social media threat

Posted at 6:24 AM, May 28, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-28 23:58:40-04

NOBLESVILLE — There will be an increased police presence at Noblesville West Middle School Tuesday morning after a social media exchange about last year's school shooting escalated into a threat, according to school officials.

Noblesville schools emailed parents early Tuesday morning saying the Noblesville Police Department has been "monitoring and investigating the issue overnight" and school would not be delayed or canceled.

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"A social media exchange regarding the events of May 25, 2018, escalated over the long weekened into an anonymous threat referencing Noblesville West Middle School for Tuesday, May 28," the note to parents read. "School will be in session today and we will have an increased police presence at West and additional counseling resources for students and staff."

The school also said any Noblesville West Middle School students who are absent Tuesday would be excused.

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