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State Police Investigate Potential Threat to School

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Millcreek Police, State Police, and the District Attorney's office are investigating a possible threat against a local Catholic school, after a post on a social media site.

This all started Thursday, when a Facebook user posted a statement implying his fear for the safety of several peach street buildings, including Wegmans, Panera, and Saint George School.

Millcreek Police Chief Tom Carlotti has made it clear that no actual threats were made.

Pennsylvania State Police said in a release that they have interviewed the man who made the concerning posts, and say that he has not made any direct threats in relation to the school or other buildings.

When Principal Larry Neubauer was notified by Millcreek Police about the potential threat to students' safety, he and his staff moved quickly to notify parents and put safety measures in place.

"When we receive any potential threat we treat it as a serious threat and we have precautions that we do as a school," said Neubauer.

"What we did... was to put someone right at the front door to check all ID's of everybody coming in and out of the building, and all the doors were locked in the school."

The State Police are continuing their investigation, but for now there is no confirmed threat.

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