Mcallen/Pharr (KFXV) — The McAllen ISD Police Department made three arrests in connection to a clown-threat hoax.

According to authorities, these students ages 15 to 16 threatened to attack several schools through their instagram accounts. The juvenile suspects will be charged with making a false report.

The PSJA ISD District also issued alerts to parents about these clown-threats. If students and parents believe they are being targeted or in any form of danger they are are asked to notify their school and call local authorities.