WEST CARROLLTON, Ohio (WDTN) – Police were called to West Carrollton Intermediate School after threats were found on social media.

According to West Carrollton Schools, authorities were made aware of threats made on social media outside of school hours. The school contacted the Moraine Police Department and worked closely with officers to ensure students remained safe during the investigation.

“We take these matters very seriously and immediately contacted the Moraine Police Department to investigate at the West Carrollton Intermediate School,” the school said in a release.

Investigators found the threat to be false and said it was caused by a hacked social media account.

As a precaution, a police K9 swept isolated areas of the school for weapons. Nothing was found in the sweep and no arrests were made.