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Facebook Post Asserting a Threat at Assumption High - Thursday, March 21, 2019

DATE:            THURSDAY, MARCH 21, 2019
TO:                  ALL MEDIA OUTLETS
FROM:            SHERIFF LELAND FALCON
SUBJECT:      FACEBOOK POST ASSERTING A THREAT AT ASSUMPTION HIGH

 

 

NAPOLEONVILLE – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports that the Sheriff’s Office received notice today of a Facebook post which originated outside of Assumption Parish and which directed a threat towards Assumption High School.

 

Detectives from Assumption Parish are working with other parishes to thoroughly investigate and the jurisdiction where the post originated will take appropriate action.

 

We have determined that there is no imminent or credible threat to any of our educational institutions in Assumption Parish.

 

School Superintendent Jeremy Couvillion released the following statement:

"Today, we were made aware of the social media post in question and are working closely with law-enforcement to bring the matter to conclusion.  We take the safety of all of our students and staff very serious and will take any and all necessary precautions to accomplish that mission.”

 

Superintendent Jeremy Couvillion

 

 

There will be additional law-enforcement presence at Assumption High tomorrow.  Sheriff Falcon will issue any updates that are merited.

 

School will continue as scheduled.

 

 

For additional information concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Public Information Officer, Lonny Cavalier at 985-369-7281.


 

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