On Line Threat Sends Police To Md. School For The Deaf

Authorities say the threat originated outside of the US.


Frederick, Md (KM) Frederick Police were dispatched to the Maryland School for the Deaf Tuesday morning at around 8:15 for a suspicious situation.

Authorities say this followed a report of two threats received over social media. Students at the school reached out to the administration which notified police.

The Frederick Police Department’s Twitter page says one building was evacuated. Officers and State Troopers conducted interviews, and the building was searched. Nothing suspicious was found., and police cleared the scene.

No students were injured.

Further investigation revealed the social media threats came outside of the US

The incident remains under investigation, and police ask anyone who has information on this situation to come forward. They can call Officer Robert Quintin at 240-549-4536, or send himĀ  an e-mail to [email protected].


By Kevin McManus