DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) — A Dothan private school heightened security after a threat was circulating on social media over the weekend.

Emmanuel Christian School hired a police officer to monitor the school during school hours.

According to the Dothan Police Department, a student made a threat over the weekend that was alarming to individuals who saw it and to the school administration.

The school did not confirm or deny if the student who made the threat has been expelled.

The threat is still under investigation.