Carmel police investigating social media threats towards Carmel High School

Posted at 2:22 PM, Feb 17, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-18 18:52:24-05

CARMEL, Ind. -- Carmel police are now investigating multiple threats made over social media towards students and staff at Carmel High School. 

In a release sent out Saturday, Carmel Police say they are "pursuing and investigating" all leads in the case in reference to at least two threats made over social media toward the school.

Anyone with information on social media threats is asked to contact the Carmel Police Department at 317-571-2580 or Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-8477 (TIPS).

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Carmel-Clay Schools sent the following message to parents Saturday afternoon. 

"In an effort to continue to update our staff, parents and community on the topic of school safety, we want to inform you that the Carmel Police Department is investigating two safety threats referencing gun violence that are being distributed through the social media app, Snapchat. The Carmel Police Department and the CCS administration are being extremely diligent in evaluating each reported threat and determining the source. We sincerely thank our students, staff, parents and community members who have been quick to report these Snapchats. If you or your children have any information to share with law enforcement regarding these safety threats, please call the Carmel Police Department dispatch 317-571-2580. Our number one priority is ensuring the safety of our school community and with your assistance, we are confident that source of these threats will be found."

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