Social media threat posted against Fontbonne University

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CLAYTON, MO (KPLR) – The Clayton Police Department has taken into custody a suspect who allegedly posted a threatening message on social media towards Fontbonne University.  The message was posted Monday.  The university’s public safety department contacted the Clayton Police Department, who located the student in an office campus residence.

A spokesperson for the university said the message was not directed at any individual or group and was not motivated by racial, ethnic or religious identity.

The university says there is no active threat, and that safety measures are in place to protect students, faculty and staff.