Florida Student Arrested for School Threats

Article Source: Team HCSO

Article Source: Team HCSO

  • A 16-year-old from Hillsborough County, Fla., has been arrested for making school threats on social media, specifically on the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office’s Instagram. The threats included statements about bombing schools and placing explosives.
  • The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office acted swiftly, arresting the student within an hour of being notified about the online threats.
  • The teen admitted to making the comments, and a search of his home found no bomb-making materials. He now faces charges, including three counts of written or electronic threat to conduct a mass shooting or act of terrorism.  Read More

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