New Bedford officials say there is zero credibility to recent "social media chatter" regarding a potential threat toward Normandin Middle School.

In a joint statement issued today, the New Bedford Police Department and New Bedford Public Schools they are investigating the matter and found "no credible threat."

Last night on Facebook some people said they had heard that a student was planning on bringing a gun to school today. Police and school authorities said there is "no veracity" to the rumors.

Normandin Middle School is located at 81 Felton Street in New Bedford.

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