Deputies: Threatening text sent to former Greenbrier High student was a prank

Deputies: Threatening text sent to former Greenbrier High student was a prank

COLUMBIA COUNTY, GA (WFXG) - A threatening text message sent to a former Greenbrier High School student was a prank, according to the Columbia County Sheriff's Office.

Administrators found out about the text message Thursday morning and alerted the sheriff's office, Capt. Steve Morris said. Deputies later identified the person who sent the text message and said it was "a friend pranking a friend."

The message was only directed to the one person, who no longer attends the school, Morris said. Deputies were sent to the school out of "an abundance of caution" until the matter was resolved.

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