The threat and arrest was made at Rock Hill High School in Ohio.
The social media concern pushed the York County Sheriff’s Office to station extra police at Rock Hill High School in York County Friday as a precaution.
No problems were reported Friday as school opened at the York County school, said Mychal Frost, Rock Hill school district spokesman.
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Rock Hill schools sent out this alert via Facebook and Twitter Thursday night:
“IMPORTANT ALERT: Students and parents at Rock Hill High may be seeing a threat being circulated on Snapchat. Please be careful spreading false information. The situation DOES NOT involve our Rock Hill School. A student made a threat on Snapchat in OHIO at a DIFFERENT Rock Hill High School. The student involved in OHIO has been arrested. However, as extra precaution and to provide additional reassurances to students and parents, we will have additional law enforcement on campus tomorrow.”
Rock Hill High School in York County is outside the Rock Hill city limits, and is policed by the York County Sheriff’s Office.
The sheriff’s office also sent out the message via Twitter and Facebook.
A Sullivan Middle School student in Rock Hill was charged this week with disturbing schools after threatening to “shoot up the school.”
No weapons were found.
Capt. Brent Allmon, a spokesman for the Rock Hill Police Department, said no incidents at any schools have been reported Friday.