Sheriff Says "No Threat" To School After Rumors
CLEWISTON, FL. -- Hendry County Florida's Sheriff Steve Whidden reported this afternoon that there was "no threat to students" after rumors and Facebook postings appeared today about an incident as a Clewiston school.
Sheriff Steve Whidden said after investigating, "It has been determined there has been NO threat to do harm to Hendry County Students."
Whidden added, "I can tell you there is a shared concern by the Hendry County School District, that we will not take threats to do harm to our children lightly. Although we have had no threats, in an effort to ease the minds of parents, we will continue to have an additional law enforcement presence at all schools in both Clewiston and LaBelle."