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Police Investigate Online Threat Towards Kingsway Regional High in Woolwich Township

Police are investigating a threat that was made on social media towards Kingsway Regional High School in Woolwich Township, New Jersey.

The Superintendent of Kingsway Regional and South Harrison Township Elementary school districts sent parents a letter alerting them to a threat that was made on a social media forum. According to school officials, the following message was posted:

Good Morning Kingsway Regional High School tenth grade seems fun but not for long. Things are about to take a twisted turn of events now that I’m here.

School officials notified the Woolwich Township Police Department who are currently investigating the threat. Officials say they later discovered a response to the initial post stating, “Someone’s threatening to shoot up the school.”

“Please know that we are taking this threat seriously, and have notified the Woolwich Twp. Police Department as well as the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office,” officials wrote in the letter to parents. “We are taking every measure to ensure the safety and well-being of our students and staff and will cooperate with local authorities in establishing the validity of these social media posts.”

Woolwich Township Police increased their presence at Kingsway Regional High and additional patrols will be placed at the high school and middle school until the matter is resolved, according to officials.

Kingsway Regional High serves students from East Greenwich Township, Logan Township, South Harrison Township, Swedesboro and Woolwich Township.

If you have any information on the threat, please call the Woolwich Township Police Department at 856-589-0911.

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