Several Kentucky schools address online threat
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Several Kentucky school districts have sent notes home to parents this week about a threat made against schools in the state.
The districts say the threat, planned for Wednesday, was made online towards unspecified Kentucky schools.
The FBI says it is aware of the threat, and another made against schools in Arkansas, but there is no evidence proving the threats are credible.
FBI Louisville is aware of an unspecified internet threat against schools in Kentucky (08/28) and Arkansas (08/29). There is no evidence indicating this threat is credible. However, if you see something suspicious online or in person, contact local law enforcement or the FBI.
— FBI Louisville (@FBILouisville) August 26, 2019
Montgomery County Schools, one of the districts that sent parents a letter says the Kentucky Office of Homeland Security reports someone read the threat in a gaming chat room.