UPDATE: Tomah schools determine no credible threat in social media post

TOMAH, Wis. (WKBT) — The Tomah Area School District said Tuesday that there was no credible threat at the high school connected to a concerning social media post.

Tomah High School administrators were made aware of a concerning picture and caption Tuesday afternoon and it was investigated by the high school and the Tomah Police Department.

“Tomah Area School District administration takes every report seriously. Thorough investigations of incidents are promptly conducted with the Tomah Police Department. The safety and security of our students and faculty is a top priority,” said district administrator Mike Hanson.

The district has threat assessment and protocols in place to address incidents.

Tomah police added Wednesday that the post wasn’t created by the child in the image.

“Someone took a screenshot of this student and added the concerning caption. This entire matter has been investigated and all parties involved have admitted to their respective involvement. There was no credible threat associated with this incident,” said the police department on its Facebook page.

There is no ongoing or continuing threat to the community.

“The school district will continue investigating this matter and will take whatever disciplinary actions that are deemed appropriate,” said Hanson.

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