February 04, 2014

News Release

For Immediate Release

Social media threat unfounded

The Springfield Police Department has investigated what appeared to be a vague threat made against Missouri State University early this morning on the social media outlet, Twitter. Police have located and made contact with the person whose Twitter account was used, and have found no credibility behind the content posted online. No further investigation will be necessary, and no charges will be presented.

Media Contact: Lisa Cox, Public Affairs Officer
O: 864-1786 | C: 839-5301
Release authorized by: Major Jim McCulloch

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Springfield Police Department

Headquarters: 321 E. Chestnut Expy., Springfield, MO 65802
South District Station: 2620 W. Battlefield Rd., Springfield, MO 65807
417-864-1810 • springfieldmo.gov/spd