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Franklin cancels school Friday over threats

Posted at 2:18 PM, Dec 17, 2015

JOHNSON COUNTY, Ind. -- Franklin Community Schools will be closed Friday after administrators received a threat of a "serious nature."

On Thursday, Franklin Community High School was placed on a "code yellow" lockdown due to a threat, and all after-school activities were canceled.

The lockdown came on the same day as Plainfield and Danville schools closed after threats were made against the school, and one day after a possible threat was found at Franklin Community High School inside a boys' restroom.

MORE | Threat found at Franlin Community HS

Franklin Community Schools administrators posted shortly after classes ended Thursday that the district would be closed on Friday due to threats received. 

Today at approximately 1:30 pm, FCHS administration received an additional threat of a more serious nature. Students...

Posted by Franklin Community Schools on Thursday, December 17, 2015

Two Danville High School students were arrested for threats made Wednesday. More threats were made online in a separate incident against a Plainfield High School student. The suspect making those threats is still sought by police.

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