BREAKING: Police investigate social-media threat at Boca High


Boca Raton High School parents have been notified of a social-media threat warning students not to attend classes on Friday, according to the Palm Beach County School District.

Principal Susie King said in a recorded call that the threat mentioned “BRCHS” and added “it could be a reference to any school with those initials, in the state or country.”

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King said in the call that students warned school officials of the threat. School police are investigating the incident.

The threat was not widely distributed and may have been seen by only a few students, King indicated in the call.

Boca Raton High School also dealt with a social-media threat made in February 2017 that resulted in increased police presence on campus. That threat was traced to a student in Missouri, officials said.

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