Covington, La. - A Crimestoppers tip was received Friday morning by St. Tammany School System Administrators that made reference to a threat of violence at Covington High School.
School System officials are currently working with local law enforcement to investigate the threat.
A text message was sent to parents regarding the incident.
At this time, there is additional security and support staff on hand at Covington High School.
A spokesperson for St. Tammany Parish Schools says if a student does not report to school today, it will be an excused absence.