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Man charged with making social media threats toward Triad schools

Posted September 21, 2021 9:47 a.m. EDT
Updated September 21, 2021 9:49 a.m. EDT

Kayshaun Williams, 18, of Jamestown, was later arrested at his home and charged with making a false report of mass violence on educational property.

— A man was arrested early Tuesday after several Guilford County schools were threatened, police said.

Around 7 p.m., High Point police officers received multiple tips regarding a threat posted on social media. According to police, the threat featured photos of several firearms and mentioned area schools.

Kayshaun Williams, 18, of Jamestown, was later arrested at his home and charged with making a false report of mass violence on educational property. In an interview with the High Point Police Department, he admitted to making the social media threat.

Williams was booked into the High Point jail at 3:30 a.m. Tuesday and received a $250,000 secured bond.

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