Additional police patrols today at Little Cypress-Mauriceville High School following threat

Published 7:26 am Monday, March 11, 2024

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According to the Little Cypress-Mauriceville Consolidated Independent School District, education officials were made aware of concerns on social media of an alleged threat made toward the high school.

Law enforcement was contacted immediately, school leaders said, and a call was made to parents Friday night.

LCM Police Chief Mike Hennigan and Orange County Sheriff’s Department personnel investigated of the alleged incident.

“The rumor of the alleged threat quickly spread across social media, but it is determined no credible threat was made to the safety of LCM students, staff or schools,” a district statement read.

Additional police patrols, along with the Little Cypress-Mauriceville chief of police and LCM Guardians, are be available on the high school campus today (March 11) “to help ease concerns,” a district statement read.

“It is also greatly appreciated to those who made the calls and emails to alert school officials of the alleged incident. All threats will be taken seriously and investigated fully to provide for the protection of our students and staff.”