Delaware County Police Investigating Mass Shooting Threats Against William Penn Schools

In a post on their Facebook page, the Lansdowne Police Department said they are investigating threats made on social media.

The Lansdowne Police Department is aware of threats made via Instagram regarding some William Penn School District locations.

We are working with the school district to ensure the safety of all students, staff, and visitors.

If you have any information regarding the threats please contact 9-1-1 to speak with an officer.

District officials released the following statement regarding the threats.

A threat against Penn Wood Middle School and Penn Wood High School is circulating on Instagram.

The threat states a mass shooting is planned for Friday, Feb. 21 at the high school buildings and the middle school.

Our local Police Departments are investigating and taking every precaution to ensure our safety.

School will be in session and there will be a heavy police presence at all schools. Access to schools by visitors will be extremely limited.

Safety is our #1 priority. It is your decision as to whether you send your child to school tomorrow. If you have any information about this threat, please contact your local Police Department or call 911. Thank you.