The Bedford Police Department issued the following press release:
Last night, we were notified of a social media post that contained a potential threat against Harwood Junior High School. Officers quickly identified and placed a juvenile in custody who was responsible for the post, while also confirming there is no credible threat toward the school. Please know the investigation is ongoing and since those involved are minors, full details of the situation cannot be shared.
In an abundance of caution and to reassure the Harwood Junior High family, additional officers will be at the school today. Student safety remains a top priority for the Bedford Police Department and the Hurst-Euless-Bedford Independent School District. Any Harwood Junior High parent with questions or concerned their student is distressed and may benefit from speaking with a school counselor, please contact the Harwood Junior High office at 817-399-3570.