CHICAGO (CBS) — An eight-grade student in south suburban Tinley Park has been removed from school after posting a video to social media threatening several of his classmates.
A parent of one of the threatened students at St. George School at 6700 176th St. saw the video Wednesday night and contacted police, according to Tinley Park police.READ MORE: Pfizer Says COVID-19 Vaccine Works In Kids Ages 5 To 11; Will Seek U.S. Authorization
Police spoke to the students involved and his parents, police said. The principal was also contacted, and the student was told not to return to school Thursday. The student and his family complied.READ MORE: Three-Car Crash In West Rogers Park Shatters Nearby Bus Stop
Extra patrols will be provided at the school as Tinley Park police investigate.MORE NEWS: Historic St. Paul Lutheran Church In Suburban Beecher Burns Down In Fire
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