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Gun Threat At School Prompts Increased Police Patrol
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DUMFRIES, Va. (WUSA) - Parents of Potomac High School students got a recorded phone call Monday evening saying graffiti had been found that indicated a student planned to bring a weapon to school Tuesday.

According to InsideNoVA, parents said the graffiti was found on a bathroom stall. A Prince William County police spokesman said his department is investigating the situation. He said additional officers would be on patrol at the school, located on Panther Pride Drive off U.S. 1, on Tuesday.

School officials and police said there is no evidence that the graffiti is a credible threat, according to InsideNoVa. Police spokesman Jonathan Perok said on Monday night that "Right now, we are not perceiving this as an immediate threat but will be taking extra precautions."
School officials offered no other details on the possible threat.

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