Extra security ordered in Spring ISD after threat hoax

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Officials in Spring ISD are responding after a threat on social media against several of their campuses (KTRK)

Students and parents in Spring ISD will notice extra security this morning after a social media threat was made against several of its campuses.

District officials say some of their schools were among those threatened in a clown-related social media hoax that affected campuses across the state.

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Clown threats sent to area schools, Miya Shay reports.

Spring ISD police concluded the social media threat was not credible, but will step up their security presence at a number of schools in the district as a precaution.

The district says it is continuing to monitor the situation.

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