Charlottesville City Schools close for a second day as threat is investigated

Posted at 10:23 PM, Mar 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-21 19:14:45-04

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- Charlottesville Police are investigating an internet threat against Charlottesville High School.

The division announced Wednesday night that all schools will be closed again on Friday,  March 22 as they continue to investigate the threat.

The schools were also closed on Thursday, March 21.

On Wednesday an email was received about a possible threat, according to police. In a Facebook post, Charlotesville Schools revealed that the threat was racially charged and is still under investigation.

The credibility of the threat has yet to be determined.

Anyone with information is asked to contact city police at (434) 970-3280 or CrimeStoppers at (434) 977-4000.