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Waimea Middle School cancels classes amid concerns of violent TikTok threat

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Published: Dec. 16, 2021 at 8:25 PM HST
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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Waimea Middle School on Hawaii Island will be closed on Friday following a nationwide threat of gun violence that’s been circulating on TikTok.

The school sent a letter to parents Thursday saying, “Police are aware of the rumored national threat.”

The threat on social media said that numerous school shootings will take place.

A spokesperson for the state Department of Education said no public schools have plans to close on Friday.

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