NFDL Police Investigate Social Media Post
A student at Horace Mann High School in North Fond du Lac
is facing charges in Juvenile Court after reportedly sharing a threatening post
on the social media app Snapchat.
North Fond du Lac Police Chief Darren Pautsch said in a
Facebook post that the student created a SnapChat post Tuesday with a “warning
not to come to school”, and shared it with some friends. Pautsch said the
student has been identified and admitted to creating and sharing the post as a “joke”.
Pautsch is asking parents to talk to their kids about the
seriousness of the threats – and to make sure they understand they are not
considered a “joke” in any circumstance. “Regardless of intentions, these words
and actions are frightening, intimidating and disruptive,” the Chief said. He
went on to say that “Police will always investigate and take appropriate