Police investigate threat against Riverton school

RIVERTON (WNE) – Riverton Police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation are investigating a threat made over social media against Riverton High School, the department stated on its Facebook page Friday morning. 

According to the note posted on the department Facebook page and signed by Police Chief Eric Murphy, police became aware of a threat made to an “unknown account” on Instagram. Fremont County School District No. 25 Superintendent Terry Snyder said an anonymous account on the social media platform was posting “negative” things about students at Riverton High. Another student, who Snyder said was trying to help, replied to one of the anonymous posts and wrote that the negative comments were “a way to deal with stuff and that they were maybe (the anonymous student’s) way of keeping himself from ‘shooting up the school,’” Snyder said. 

“That was an unfortunate use


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