Milton, VT– A text message indicating a possible threat shut down a school dance in Milton on Friday, according to the Milton Police Department.

Milton Middle School reported the text to police at around 6 p.m. Police say school staff couldn’t verify the threat, but locked down the school as a precaution. Police arrived and checked both inside and outside the school for any possible threats or suspicious activity.

Officers found nothing out of the ordinary, and remained on scene as students left the dance. Police are deeming the threat not credible, but they still don’t know where it came from. Police are looking for any information from the public. If you know anything, call the Milton Police Department.