Social media threats against Sunnyside School District being investigated by police
SUNNYSIDE, Wash. — The Sunnyside School District and Sunnyside Police Department are investigating threats made on social media against schools in the district, according to the school district.
The Sunnyside School District posted an alert on their website Friday morning regarding threats made against “our secondary schools.”
In the alert, the school district says the threats are similar to the recent threats on social media against the Grandview School District.
The Sunnyside School District says the police department has advised them to continue classes on Friday.
“At this time we have additional police and security presences at our middle schools and high school, as well as across the district,” the alert on the school district’s website read.
The Grandview School District closed all of their schools on Thursday after violent threats were made on Snapchat. However, the school district resumed classes on Friday.
The Sunnyside School District says they will provide an update when one becomes available.
The Sunnyside Police Department is continuing to investigate.
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