School threat prompts parents to keep kids home at William Floyd

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In the wake of the Vegas shooting, a school threat made on Long Island has parents keeping their kids home today.

Police say they investigated a social media post that referenced a threat pertaining to the William Floyd School District. Investigators say they determined there is no threat and no danger to students.

As a precaution, officials have police have increased patrols in the district.

The William Floyd School District released a statement saying “We received reports that a high school student posted a menacing photo to social media alluding to a non-specific threat. District officials have been in close contact with the Suffolk County Police Department who have increased their presence at the high school and across the district. We have also increased our security presence. Those involved have been identified and district officials along with law enforcement have the situation under control. Keeping our students and staff safe continues to be the top priority. Rest assured, we take reports of this nature very seriously and will do all that we can to ensure the safety of the William Floyd school community.”

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