Social Media Threat Prompts Peabody Police To Sweep High School

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PEABODY, Mass. (WBZ NewsRadio) — A social media threat led to a heavy police presence at a Peabody high school Friday morning.

The threat, which authorities have not yet disclosed, targeted Peabody Veterans Memorial High School; officers and K-9 units swept the campus as a precaution.

Police have since cleared the scene and classes have resumed as normal.

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