SHREWSBURY – There’s been a presence of Shrewsbury Police Department officers at Shrewsbury High School today after police received a report of a potential threat of violence.
According to a post on Facebook, the Shrewsbury Police Department received a report of what it characterized as a “potential threat of violence” at Shrewsbury High School that was made through Snapchat.
The department said they worked with the Department of Homeland Security’s Massachusetts Fusion Center. They learned that the threat originated from Florida and “was vague in nature and not specific to Shrewsbury and had been disseminated to multiple areas,” the post read.
Officers were at the high school this morning. The department said it would maintained “heightened vigilance to ensure the safety of our students and faculty.”