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Martinsville to increase police presence at high school after threat

Martinsville, Indiana, Police Department logo. (Image Provided/Facebook)

MARTINSVILLE, Ind. (WISH) — Police presence will increase Wednesday after a graffiti threat was found in a high school bathroom, police said.

The Metropolitan School District of Martinsville advised police of a violent threat that was made in graffiti at Martinsville High School on Tuesday, according to Martinsville Police Department.

Graffiti was found in the bathroom containing a threat of violence that was to take place the next day, police said in a Facebook post Tuesday. The nature of the threat was not contained in the post from Police Chief John Richards.

MSD of Martinsville released a statement on Facebook at 1:16 p.m. about the threat:

MSD of Martinsville Facebook post