Humboldt city schools confirm social media threat is ‘non-existent’


HUMBOLDT, Tenn —  Humboldt City Schools were informed of a social media threat, regarding a student bringing a gun to the high school this coming Tuesday, February 20th.

WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News spoke with Director of Schools, Dr. Versie Hamlett, who says the threat is non-existent and school leaders as well as Humboldt police are investigating some students for making a false report.

In a release, Dr. Hamlett stated school officials are taking the threat very seriously, and that officials maintain a commitment to monitoring the claim. School leaders say there will be a police presence on campus Tuesday to ensure the safety of all students.

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