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Police were forced to investigate after a teenage girl posted pictures with an assault rifle and threatened to shoot up a school.
The Santa Rosa Police Department shared the photos online of the girl, sitting on bed sheets in front of an American flag.
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'This is no joke! Santa rosa high school stay safe,' the girl shared on Snapchat along with a heart emoji.
'No one go to school tomorrow. This is the school shooter. Block your Snapchat location and stay home.'
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This is the fourth such threat to hit schools in Sonoma County in two days.
The Santa Rosa Police Department, however, told students and parents alike they need not worry as they sent out a tweet on Thursday evening.
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'If you've heard about the reported threat to Santa Rosa High School yesterday you may have also seen a version of this image,' the tweet read.
'Rest assured, we have already pursued and investigated this image thoroughly and will continue to monitor the situation.
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This is fourth time since Wednesday that a school in Sonoma County has been threatened with violence.
On Wednesday morning, also at Santa Rosa High School, threatening graffiti was found written in the girls' bathroom, according to school officials.
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A student told school staff at around 11.15am that there was a threat written in graffiti in the bathroom at DeSoto Hall.
Written in black marker on the tile wall, the message read: '3/1 the school is gonna be shot up...', according to a photograph of the graffiti provided by a parent who declined to be named.
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Police interviewed students at Santa Rosa High School on Wednesday after the threat was first reported to staff, according to...
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