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Police investigating threatening note left in high school bathroom stall

Police are investigating a threatening note left at Hillsboro High School.

David Powell, superintendent of Hillsboro Community School District No. 3, posted a message on the district's Facebook page on Tuesday afternoon that a note had been found at the high school.

The note, left in a bathroom stall, said "(First name) has a gun for Friday 3/9/18."

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Hillsboro High School, located in Montgomery County, has almost 500 students.

Hillsboro police are investigating and can be reached at 217-532-6129.