West Warwick Police to increase patrols in schools through holiday break

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WEST WARWICK, R.I. (WLNE)- The West Warwick Police Department shared on their official Facebook page a similar message seen throughout Rhode Island and Massachusetts.

Due to the recent awareness of a viral social media post threatening schools across the country, there will be an increase in police presence on school grounds through the holiday break.

Although there has been no credibility made of the viral threats to West Warwick schools, out of an abundance of caution, police and school officials want to ensure the safety and security of their students and faculty.

Anyone with any information, or tips regarding a threat to the school should contact West Warwick police immediately.

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