WALKER, La. (BRPROUD) – The Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office is aware of a threat made at a local high school.

Livingston Parish Public Schools Superintendent Joe Murphy released this statement about the threat.

“Livingston Parish Public Schools is aware of threatening words that were written in a bathroom at Walker High School.

In response, school officials and law enforcement officials with the Town of Walker and the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office are actively investigating the matter.

As a result of the ongoing investigation, no evidence of a credible threat at the school has been confirmed.

However, out of an abundance of caution, there is an increased presence of local law enforcement on the campus today, and officials continue to pursue any information that my lead to the person responsible for the bathroom writing.

Livingston Parish Public Schools treats all such occurrences seriously and will continue to cooperate with all law enforcement agencies to help ensure the safety and well being of all our students, faculty, and community.”

This is a developing story and more information will be shared as it becomes available.