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Miami-Dade school system receives threat

Posted at 11:25 PM, Dec 16, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-16 23:49:52-05

The Miami-Dade County Public Schools confirmed the school system has received a threat, which was similar to the ones recently in Los Angeles and New York, NBC 6 reports.

Officials told NBC 6 they do not believe this was a credible threat, however, they are working with local, state and federal law enforcement.

MDCPS officials encourage parents to still send their kids to school on Thursday, and said there will be additional resources on staff.

Officials believe the threat came from the same account that turned out to be a hoax in Los Angeles.

The threat is believed to be coming from the same hoax account.