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UPDATE: Juvenile Arrested in Connection to Social Media Threat toward Fluvanna Schools

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Vehicle with the Fluvanna County Sheriff's Office (FILE IMAGE) Vehicle with the Fluvanna County Sheriff's Office (FILE IMAGE)

Fluvanna County Sheriff's Office Release:

UPDATE: The Fluvanna County Sheriff’s Office received information about a potential threatening post on social media. The post was a photo that indicated a threat towards the Fluvanna County Public Schools.

The juvenile in the photo was identified by law enforcement, and arrested. The juvenile was served a petition and ordered to be held in custody at the Blue Ridge Juvenile Detention Center.

It appears that this was isolated incident, and there are no indications that staff or students were in danger at any time. 

No further information at this time.

If anyone has any information on the above incident should contact Captain Von L. Hill of the Fluvanna County Sheriff’s Office at 434-589-8211.


ORIGINAL: School administrators in Fluvanna County are working with law enforcement after a threat was made against the school system on social media on Tuesday, April 10.

The Snapchat post shows a message warning students not to go to school the next day.


Statement from Superintendent of Fluvanna County Public Schools Chuck Winkler:

FCPS were made aware of a Social Media Threat earlier this evening.

Administration is working in close collaboration with local law enforcement. Our top priority is the safety and well being of our students and staff.

At this time there is no concern of any future danger for any member of our FLUCO community. We will continue to work with the Sheriff's Department regarding this incident.

If there is any additional information we will share it with you accordingly.