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Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office reports Social Media Threat not directed towards Montgomery Central High School

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office - MCSOClarksville, TN – The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office reports a juvenile who posted a threat on social media against Madison Central High School in Richmond, Kentucky has been taken into custody by Kentucky State Police.

The post, which referenced Madison Central High School as “MCHS” and “Central,” was mistaken for Montgomery Central High School in Montgomery County by several concerned citizens who shared the post Monday night.

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office as a precaution put security measures in place during the Montgomery Central High School Basketball game Monday night.
Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office as a precaution put security measures in place during the Montgomery Central High School Basketball game Monday night.

“We appreciate the vigilance of our citizens and take every potential threat to the safety of our schools seriously,” said Montgomery County Sheriff John Fuson. “We will continue to aggressively investigate every threat to ensure the safety of our schools.”

While school resources officers worked to confirm the threat was not directed towards Montgomery Central, security measures were put into place during their Monday night basketball game and extra deputies were immediately called in to patrol the school.

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