Local sheriff says someone online is trying to incite violence in the community

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.- The Warren County Sheriff’s Office is alerting residents about an individual or individuals online attempting to incite violence in the community.

According to Sheriff Brett Hightower, the law enforcement agency has received multiple messages about several inappropriate, violent and racist posts by a person named Austin Coffey, who claims to work within the Warren County justice system.

Hightower said they’ve never heard of the person and he believe’s someone is trying to stir the pot.

Hightower is asking the community to fact check before sharing posts pertaining to hate or violence.