Swansea Police Chief Marc Haslam released a statement regarding a video circulating online of a threat against a New York school with the same name as two schools in Swansea, and said there was no no immediate threat here.
According to Haslam, Swansea Police “received numerous calls this afternoon reporting a video circulating online involving an individual holding what appears to be a gun and threatening a school known as Case Middle School”.
Haslam said Swansea Police “immediately launched an investigation” and determined the video referred to Case Middle School, located in Watertown, New York. The Case schools in Swansea are Joseph Case Joseph Case Junior High School and Joseph Case High School.
Haslam said Swansea Police had contacted police in Watertown, New York, and WPD had confirmed they were aware of the video and were actively investigating.
He said there was no immediate threat to either school in Swansea, but as a precaution there would be an increased police presence at all state schools in Swansea on Monday.
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