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Snapchat threat does not result in additional police presence at Manhattan High School

A social media threat on Wednesday between Manhattan High School West Campus students did not result in any additional presence at the school.

According to a release from the Riley County Police Department, a citizen told them a video had been posted to Snapchat which depicted a 15-year-old male and 15-year-old female holding what appeared to be a gun and making threatening statements.

Preliminary investigation indicates the video was directed at a different 15-year-old male and a 17-year-old male.

All involved parties and their parents have been contacted. There were no threats to the safety of Manhattan High School. No arrests have been made.


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