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Hanover High School threat that postponed school play deemed not credible

YORK COUNTY, Pa. — Update, Saturday, 10 p.m.:  According to the Hanover Public School District’s website, police have deemed the threat as not credi...
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YORK COUNTY, Pa. — Update, Saturday, 10 p.m.:  According to the Hanover Public School District’s website, police have deemed the threat as not credible. According to the post, Sunday’s 2:00 p.m. show will honor tickets that were supposed to be for Saturday night’s show.

Original Story:

Hanover High School canceled their Saturday night’s musical performance of the ‘Lion King Jr.’, after the district found out about threats made towards the high school on social media.

Hanover Public School District posted about the performance cancellation on their website, and on Twitter.

They said police were notified about the threat immediately, and safety is their number one priority.

A performance of the Lion King is also scheduled for Sunday, but the district said they are still trying to decide if that performance will also be postponed.