Police: Threat against Groveport-Madison High School is unfounded

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GROVEPORT, OH (WCMH) — A spokesperson for Groveport Madison Schools said police found no credible threat made against the school.

A post circulating on social media warns students not to go to school Wednesday because a classmate is going to bring a gun.

The district’s full statement is below:

This is an updated message from Groveport Madison Schools regarding the rumored threat against Groveport Madison High School. According to police, they have interviewed every known person involved in this situation. They can find NO CREDIBLE THREAT MADE AGAINST THE SCHOOL, and that social media posts to that affect are based on lies and rumors. The incidents that are the original cause of the postings occurred outside of our area and have been referred to the appropriate police agencies.

We appreciate the quick response of Groveport Police and how seriously they take their job of keeping our students, staff and community safe. We do not anticipate any further updates regarding this situation, and we are planning to return to school on Wednesday following our normal schedule. We sincerely appreciate your commitment to working together to promote and maintain a safe school environment for all of those associated with our school and our school district.

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