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Hereford ISD student in custody after social media threat

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Updated: May. 19, 2021 at 11:24 AM CDT
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HEREFORD, Texas (KFDA) - One student is in police custody after a social media threat, according to Hereford ISD.

The district says Hereford Preparatory Academy received a call from a parent around 9:30 a.m. that a student had posted a picture on social media with a weapon, warning others not to go to school.

Hereford ISD security and the Hereford Police Department were notified.

Campus administrators and the Hereford Police Department investigated the post.

A paintball gun was located at the home of a student, and the student was taken into custody.

The district says the investigation is ongoing.

Hereford ISD disciplinary steps are also being followed.

Press Release Hereford ISD May 19, 2021 Hereford Preparatory Academy received a call from a parent about 9:30am today...

Posted by Hereford Police Department on Wednesday, May 19, 2021

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