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Fredericksburg High School Placed On Lockdown After Threat Made On Snapchat

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Emergency crews evacuated Fredericksburg High School in the Texas town of Fredericksburg due to a threat made over the social media network Snapchat.

Fredericksburg police asked parents to pick up their children from Gillespie County Fairgrounds where they were sent by bus.

Via News 4:

Emergency crews evacuated Fredericksburg High School in the Hill Country town of Fredericksburg due to a threat made over a social media network.

Fredericksburg Independent School District officials confirmed the threat was passed through a Snapchat account and an active evacuation of the high school was underway.

One alleged witness posted on Facebook that sheriff’s deputies with rifles were posted outside the school. Other Fredericksburg ISD campuses were under a lockdown.

Parents of Fredericksburg High School students are being asked to pick up their children at the Gillespie County Fairgrounds. Parents will need to have and ID in order pick up their kids

The threat came in at around 11:20 A.M. on Tuesday, May 16. All other Fredericksburg Independent School District schools have been placed on lockdown.

This article will be updated as more information becomes available.

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