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Minneapolis Police Investigate Threat Posted on USA Today Website

July 17, 2016 11:42 PM

The Minneapolis Police Department confirmed it is investigating a threat posted on the USA Today website. 

The post is written in the comment section following a story about the shooting deaths of three police officers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. 

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Sgt. Catherine Michal told 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS, "This, and every other threat, has to be taken very seriously because of the recent attacks on officers."

Sgt. Michal said police have been swamped by messages from citizens and other police departments across the country warning them about the threat made against the Minneapolis Police Department in the USA Today story. 

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