Slidell police say Salmen High threat was a prank

Published: Sep. 9, 2014 at 7:59 PM CDT
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Salmen High School (Source: Lynn Finch)
Salmen High School (Source: Lynn Finch)

Slidell Police have determined that the threat made through social media involving Salmen High School was a prank.

At no point were any students in danger, police said.

The case remains under investigation, and authorities say they are confident that an arrest will be made soon.

"I can assure you this alleged prank was not funny, and the person(s) responsible will be charged with a serious felony crime.  We will not tolerate any pranks or threats that disturb the learning process at any of our schools," said Slidell Police Chief Randy Smith in a news release.

While Slidell Police are awaiting information from Twitter security personnel, they are asking anyone with information to submit a tip using one of the following methods: CrimeStoppers at (504) 822-1111, the Slidell Police Department's app, Slidell Police Department's Facebook page, e-mail:, or call directly at (985) 643-3131. Tipsters may remain anonymous, and may be eligible for a cash reward.

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