Police said seven students in the Frisco School District were arrested in connection with threats against schools in the district.
Frisco Police Chief David Shilson announces arrest in a statement was posted to Twitter late Friday afternoon and said more arrests could be imminent.
The names and ages of the students were not released, nor were there any specific details about the threats the district received, but Shilson said some of the students arrested were high school students. learning a painful lesson at such a young age.”
Threats received by the district in the last week resulting in the closure of Lone Star High School on Mondays and Tuesdays. The threats were investigated by police in Frisco and Plano along with federal partners; high school is allowed to reopen on Wednesday with restrictions after nothing suspicious was found.
“I offer these illustrations as another reminder to all students and parents, these threats will be taken seriously and there will be criminal consequences for anyone who threatens our school or school staff. This is not a game or contest to get more likes or followers,” Shilson wrote.
Nationwide there have been threats against schools this week due to a social media challenge on TikTok, a social video sharing platform. TikTok said it found no such content on its website and that law enforcement and schools found no credible threats.
https://www.nbcdfw.com/news/local/7-frisco-students-arrested-after-threats-made-against-school-campuses/2841422/ 7 Frisco Students Arrested After Threatening to Intrude on School Campus – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth