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Law enforcement investigating threats against Morenci schools

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Posted at 10:39 PM, Nov 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-04 00:39:10-05

CLIFTON, AZ — Authorities in Greenlee County are investigating reports of at least one threats made against the Morenci Unified School District.

According to the Greenlee County Sheriff's Office, a threat was made on Snapchat against the district for Monday.

"The source seems to not have merit, but we take these situations very seriously and continue to actively investigate," the sheriff's office said in a statement posted to Facebook.

The sheriff's office and Clinton Police Department said they were looking into the threat, along with the district.

Officers and deputies will be posted at Morenci Unified schools on Monday, the sheriff's office said.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Clifton Police Department at 928-865-4566.