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Lockdowns Lifted at Hereford ISD Schools

UPDATE 12:10 P.M. - 

Hereford ISD Officials say the schools are no longer on lockdown. 

Officials have also released more details on the threat.

Officials say a student noticed the threat and notified their parent, then the parent notified a resource officer.

School Officials then contacted the FBI, who contacted Snapchat to find the origin, but they could not identify who sent it. It is likely that the person was not from Hereford and that the snap didn't originate from Hereford.

UPDATE 10:55 A.M. - 

Hereford ISD has released the following statement:

The incident at Hereford ISD is an ongoing investigation. Classes at Hereford ISD will resume at 11 a.m. Law enforcement presence will remain in place at each campus. Parents, we will release students after school on regular schedule.

ORIGINAL - 

Officials at Hereford ISD have confirmed a soft lockdown has been issued after a threat via Snapchat.

Hereford ISD says they received a report from a parent that a threat was made over the social media site.

They say they have not been able to identify who made the threat.

All Hereford ISD campuses have been put under a soft lockdown as a precautionary measure.

Officials say they do not believe there is any immediate danger.

No firearms or injuries have been reported on campus.

Hereford ISD is working with local police, FBI, and Snapchat. 

We will have more information as it becomes available.

 


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