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LCSD: Student did not have weapon at Swansea Freshman Academy

Updated: Feb. 20, 2018 at 10:05 PM EST
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SWANSEA, SC (WIS) - A report of a student posing a threat to one Lexington Four School District school has been clarified.

The Lexington County Sheriff's Department says they've identified the student who reportedly made a threat to the Swansea Freshman Academy on Tuesday.

"After a thorough interview, we determined the student did not possess any weapons," LCSD said in a tweet. "We continue to work with Lexington Four to maintain a safe environment for students, teachers, and staff."

This is one of many false threats made throughout Midlands schools. All of the threats have been investigated by school officials and law enforcement and have been unsubstantiated.

MORE: WATCH: A Midlands sheriff and school superintendent talk safety and security following Florida school shooting

One Westwood High School student was arrested and charged following a suspected threat he made last week on social media.

The threats have been made following the mass shooting at a Florida high school where 17 people were killed.

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