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FBI contacts Rochester authorities about Snapchat threat, no real threat found

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ROCHESTER, Minn. (KTTC) -

Authorities are investigating a situation that led Olmsted County deputies to question a middle schooler Monday morning.

According to the Sheriff's Office, the local FBI office and Snapchat personnel recovered a photo of a girl holding a handgun with the caption "Don't Come to School Tomorrow."

The Snapchat account was linked to a girl that lives in Marion Township and attends Willow Creek Middle School.

Deputies met the girl at the school before classes began and determined there was *no threat to the school or public, and that the gun in question was actually a toy gun.

The girl indicated she had made a dumb mistake with the caption. 

Deputies are working to determine if a crime even occurred.

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