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VIDEO: Police ask for help while investigating school threats, reward increased

(Source: Doniphan Police Department Facebook page) (Source: Doniphan Police Department Facebook page)
DONIPHAN, MO (KAIT) -

Police are asking the public for help in finding those responsible for threats against a school. Plus, a reward for information about the incidents has increased.

The Doniphan Police Department released a video on their Facebook page asking for the assistance.

The threats are being made to the Doniphan R-1 School system and are being investigated by the Doniphan Police Department, Missouri State Highway Patrol and the Ripley County Sheriff’s Office.

Previous posts on the department's page show police investigated two threats in March and one on April 13.

A reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible.

It has increased to $2,000.

The department states anyone found "to be assisting the person or persons in the making of threats will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law."

Those with information about the incidents are urged to call the Doniphan Police Department at (573) 996-7123 or Sergeant Jeffrey D. Johnson with the Missouri State Highway Patrol at (573) 840-9500.

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