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2 students taken into custody after online threats against Browning school

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Two students who reportedly threatened to "shoot up" a school in Browning are now in custody.

The students posted the profanity-laced messages on Facebook along with photos of guns.

The names of the students have not been released.

As a result of the incident, officials say that there will be increased security on Thursday morning.

We will update you if we get more information.

Browning Public Schools posted the following message on Facebook on Wednesday evening:

For your information, two juvenile students posted threats on social media. Most of the staff members at the two campuses where the students involved are attending were briefed this afternoon. Law Enforcement and school district security have been involved. We are prepared to keep all students and staff members safe with increased security planned for Thursday morning. The two students have been taken into custody by law enforcement.

Blackfeet Law Enforcement Services posted the following message on Facebook:

Blackfeet Law Enforcement Services would like to address the public regarding Facebook threats against the Napi Elementary School, students and staff.

The threats were reported to BLES earlier in the day and have been handled accordingly.

Due to the sensitivity of juvenile information we are not privileged to share anything with the public except that there is no longer a threat to the public or the safety and well-being of your children.

Please be assured that all necessary actions have been taken by BLES.

School will resume as normal unless otherwise determined by School District #9.

Thank you and have a great evening.

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