Arlington, Texas – Arlington police have stepped up security measures at Lamar High School following reports of violence threats against the school on social media.
Arlington Police told the WFAA on Friday they are investigating the situation and working to find out who made the threat.
“We take all threats against schools very seriously,” the APD said in a statement. “We want to remind the public that making threats against a school – whether the threat is real or fake – is a serious crime with serious consequences. We do not hesitate to file criminal charges against anyone who makes these threats. will do. “