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Noblesville police investigate threats

Posted at 11:14 AM, Mar 24, 2016

NOBLESVILLE, Ind. -- Noblesville police are investigating after threatening comments referencing Noblesville High School were posted on Twitter Wednesday. 

Police spoke with two people thought to have information about the incident, but those people were released. 

At this time, there are no suspects or persons of interest, according to a press release from the Noblesville Police Department. 

A statement from the school said they were providing increased police presence at the high school for extra assurance of safety. 

The threats are related to a racially derogatory post on Twitter from a student. 

Noblesville High School Principal Jeff Bryant released the following statement about the Twitter post: 

I wanted to make you aware of a social media incident that happened today. One of our students made an ugly, racially derogatory Twitter post. I want to assure you that we do not condone this type of behavior and are passionate about creating an environment where all our students feel respected. This incident is also a direct violation of our school social media policy and student code of conduct. We have addressed this issue with the student and parents in question and there will be significant consequences for this action. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 317-773-1300. 

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