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No Remaining Threat against "Central High School" after National Social Media Threat

Date: October 24, 2021
Incident Type: School Threat
Location: National

A social media threat made against “Central High School” is no longer a threat, according to Pittsburgh Bureau of Police.  

Officers in Zone 4 took the initial report.

The threat was issued on social media platforms and targeted “Central High School” nationwide.  The generalized message, which was not a localized threat, has circulated out-of-state and there is no active threat at any Central High School in Pennsylvania.

A arrest was made in Missouri and the actor is in law enforcement custody.

According to Intelligence Unit Commander Eric Holmes, detectives with the Western PA Fusion Center and Joint Terrorism Task Force immediately began to investigate the threat, along with the Intelligence Unit.


Reporting PIO:
Amanda Mueller