Police: Social media threat reported at Eleanor Roosevelt High School in P.G. Co.

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Police are investigating a possible social media threat to Eleanor Roosevelt High School Sunday night in Greenbelt, Maryland.

Prince George's County Police released a statement on the threat:

This evening we were notified by the media of a potential threat on social media that was circulating among students at Roosevelt High at which point we began an active investigation. We take all threats of this nature seriously. We will be adding additional resources to the school tomorrow.

Eleanor Roosevelt High School Principal Reginald McNeil sent a letter addressing the incident Sunday night.

Dear Parents/Guardians,
Earlier this evening, Eleanor Roosevelt High School administrators, Prince George's County Public Schools Department of Security Services and Prince George's County Police Department were informed about a social media threat directing students to not attend school tomorrow.
The post itself was not specific to Eleanor Roosevelt High School. Law enforcement officials are working to identify the person or persons responsible.
As a precaution, there will be an additional police presence at the school Monday, October 23.
Please contact me at 301-513-5400 on Monday if you have any questions or concerns.

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