Authorities are investigating an online threat made against a Sioux Falls school.
A threat was made against Sioux Falls Roosevelt High School on the online discussion forum Reddit Tuesday morning, police say.
"We have had a lot of tips come in, which is something we really like to see," SFPD Public Information Officer Sam Clemens said.
Extra officers will be on hand at Roosevelt Tuesday morning due to the threat. However, authorities say the school day will continue like normal.
According to Clemens, police are working with the FBI to investigate the person responsible for making the post.
The threat was made on a Sioux Falls discussion board within the website Reddit shortly before 5:00 a.m.
The message was posted by someone with the screen name "SchoolBsho". It read "Tomorrow I’m going to do a school shooting at lunch. I hate my boss. Kill the student with a gun. Roosevelt high school SHOOTING 11-06-2018".
Sioux Falls School District mulit-media specialist Carly Uthe said the district is working with police on the investigation.
The following message was sent out to parents Tuesday morning:
Good morning Roosevelt families,
The Sioux Falls School District and Sioux Falls Police Department were made aware overnight of an online threat against Roosevelt High School. An investigation of the source of the threats has been conducted and will be ongoing by the Sioux Falls Police Department and their federal supports. We will continually provide updates to you as they become available. The school day will continue as normal and extra police officers will be at Roosevelt this AM. As always, we ask that you continue to report anything out of the ordinary and remember that if you see something, say something, so that school officials and law enforcement professionals can investigate. Our foremost goal is to keep our students and school community safe and we appreciate your support in doing so.
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