Threats made on Rincon, Guyton Elementary Schools Wednesday ‘fully unsubstantiated’, school officials say

Crime & Safety

EFFINGHAM COUNTY, Ga. (WSAV) – Effingham County law enforcement responded to threats to Rincon Elementary School and Guyton Elementary School Wednesday morning.

WSAV received calls from viewers regarding a rumor that the schools were on lockdown. News 3 reached out to the Effingham County Board of Education.

The board said Wednesday morning, they were notified of a potential threat on both the Rincon Elementary School campus and the Guyton Elementary School campus. They said school administrators and local law enforcement officials investigated the reports and confirmed that the threats were “fully unsubstantiated”.

The board assured that they take all threats to the Effingham County school community seriously and always put the safety of students and staff first.

It has not been said if the two threats are related.

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