MT. VERNON — Mt. Vernon Police were alerted to a social media threat made by a high school age student late Thursday night.
According to a Facebook post from the department, they received the threat just before 11 Thursday night. They say the high school age male made threats of violence, but were not directly made towards the high school. The threats were taken seriously and an investigation was completed into the threats. The department had extra officer presence at MVTHS Friday as a precaution.