NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — Additional security will be in place at Denbigh High School in Newport News after a threat was posted to social media.
Michelle Price with Newport News Public Schools confirmed the city’s police department was notified overnight and is investigating the threat.
Price said a notification will be sent to families of the high school’s students.
Newport News Police spokesperson Brandon Maynard said officers conducted a protective sweep of the school and found nothing. Extra officers were placed at the school as a precaution.
No other information was immediately available.