The threat was actually made for a Central High School in a different state.

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM)--The potential threat on social media that was thought to be made against a Central High School in Springfield was made for a Central High School in a different state.

After an investigation officials found the threat originated from Pueblo, Texas on Snapchat. School officials and local police said they are still taking action out of an abundance of caution.

According to Police, there has been an active investigation since Friday night to find the source of the threat.

Springfield Public School's released an updated statement that says in part:

"Despite this information, Springfield Public Schools will ensure increased safety measures at and around Central High School here in Springfield."

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