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Teen arrested for making threats at Greenville Co. high school

GREENVILLE COUNTY, SC (WSPA) - A Woodmont High School student was arrested after making threats against specific students and staff members, as well threats against the school.

According to a Greenville County Sheriff's Office news release, school resource officers received information from the school's administration around 11:30 a.m. about the threats.

An investigation was started and a 15-year-old student was arrested at the school.

The teen was charged with disturbing schools and threatening the use of a destructive or incendiary device, and was taken to Greenville County Juvenile Detention Center.

According to the release, school resource officers did not find any weapon or incendiary device on the student or at the school.

Officials with Greenville County Schools said in a statement Monday afternoon that, "The student is accused of making specific threats against particular students and staff members and vague threats against the school. Those threats were reported to administrators who worked with the school resource officer and other law enforcement personnel. The student who made the threats has been suspended, recommended for expulsion, and charged by law enforcement. As with all expulsions, state law prohibits the student from entering a Greenville County Schools campus for a period of one calendar year."


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