School resumed Tuesday for students at Mainland Regional High School after a day off Friday due to a text-messaged threat of violence.

Superintendent Tom Baruffi said the school reopened after the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday Monday, but police are still investigating the text message threat from Friday.

Police have identified an unnamed individual from out of state, but the connection to Mainland, or why Mainland was listed among various schools, is uknown, Baruffi said. No arrest has been made.

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He closed the school after police contacted him at 6:40 a.m. Friday.

Capt. Doug Carman said Friday that Linwood police are working in conjuction with another law enforcement agency on the case. Police were not available to provide further details Tuesday.

Everything was normal at school Tuesday following the long weekend, Baruffi said.

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