Threats, Slurs Found Written at Avon High School

Police said racial slurs, anti-Semitic epithets and threats against school staff were discovered Thursday.

By Bob Connors
|  Thursday, Jan 24, 2013  |  Updated 5:13 PM EDT
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Threats, Slurs Found Written at Avon High School

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Avon police are investigating after the discovery of threatening messages written on school property at Avon High School.

The threats were directed at school staff and included racial slurs and anti-Semitic epithets, according to police. The writings also threatened destruction of school property, police said.

It was not clear when the messages were discovered.

A joint released by the Avon Police Department and the Central Office of Avon Public Schools said school officials are "following appropriate processes in response to what was discovered," but did not clarify what those processes are.

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