Durfee High School threat unfounded; police still investigating

By: News Staff

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FALL RIVER, MASS. — Students at Durfee High School in Fall River arrived to see extra police officers on hand Tuesday morning following a text message threat of a shooting.

School officials say the threat was not at a level which would require them to close school. Police swept the building Tuesday and did not find anything out of the ordinary. 

Parents and faculty members were made aware of the incident.

Officials say the incident is still under investigation. Classes are in session and the school day is proceeding as planned.

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