Additional law enforcement at Liberty County schools on Monday after ‘unsubstantiated threat’

Additional law enforcement at Liberty County schools on Monday after ‘unsubstantiated threat’

LIBERTY COUNTY, Ga. (WTOC) - The Liberty County School System reported no incidents on Monday after an “unsubstantiated threat” was made in an online chat. Local law enforcement were posted at all Liberty County schools on Monday, after a unknown caller reported the threat to 911 on Sunday morning.

Assistant Police Chief Tracey Howard, with Hinesville Police Department, said the caller told 911 that he was in an online chat where someone made a threat to a Hinesville school.

Superintendent Dr. Franklin Perry said Liberty County families received an automated message about the incident and extra safety precautions being implemented for this threat.

“Local law enforcement is aware and they are gathering intelligence on this situation,” according to a release sent by the school district on Sunday.

According to Howard, Hinesville police and Liberty County Sheriff’s Office are working together on the investigation.

You can review the full briefing sent on Sunday below.

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