“Vigilant” police presence enforced in New Bedford schools as threats go viral

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (WLNE)- The New Bedford Police Department shared on their official Facebook page that there will be an increased police presence around New Bedford schools tomorrow.

Police want to increase patrol out of an abundance of caution due to the recent viral social media postings that warn of violence in schools throughout the country,.

At this time the threats have not been found credible.

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