Swansea police say the school’s threat video was not aimed at a local school


A video circulating online against “Case Middle School” refers to a school in upstate New York.

Swansea Police want the public to know that a video circulating online showing threats to a “Case Middle School” did not pose a threat to Joseph Case Junior High School in Swansea, but instead to a high school in the north of Swansea. New York.

Swansea Police said in a press release that they believe there is no active threat to Swansea’s public schools at this time.

The department said they received numerous calls on Sunday afternoon reporting a video circulating online showing a person holding a gun and making threats against a “Case Middle School.”

Swansea Police said they immediately launched an investigation into the video and learned that the video was from Watertown, New York, referring to a school there called Case Middle School.

Swansea Police contacted Watertown Police who confirmed they were aware of the video and are actively investigating.

At this time, there is no immediate threat to Joseph Case Junior High School or Joseph Case High School in Swansea, police said.

As a precaution, the department will have an increased presence in all Swansea public schools throughout the school day tomorrow.

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