CLARKSBURG, Md. (WJZ) — Montgomery County Police are investigating a social media threat that allegedly targeted Clarksburg High School.

School officials posted to Twitter they were aware of the threat and are working with police to investigate the validity of the threat.

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“This dangerous behavior will not be tolerated in our school community. Any student caught making threats of this nature will be referred to law enforcement and punished accordingly,” school officials posted.

The school said the safety of its students and staff is a priority.

On Monday night school officials said they learned the threat was sent to several schools around the state with the acronym CHS.

Police continue to investigate the threat.

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