CPD warning City of Hoax Post on Social Media
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) – Chattanooga Police are warning individuals in the city of a hoax post that is circulating on Social Media.
The post states that opposing gang members are planning to riot in Downtown Chattanooga, resulting in an increased Police presence.
FALSE POST ALERT: The following hoax post is being circulated, it is false. Additional info in photos below pic.twitter.com/zAGCoKLcGC
— Chattanooga Police (@ChattanoogaPD) July 9, 2016
CPD posted the hoax post on their Twitter account with a statement saying “there is no validity to this post or credible threats to our city at this time.”
Police are currently looking into the origin of this post and ask anyone with information on the originator to contact Police at 423-698-2525.
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