Two Virginia teens have been arrested for allegedly making separate threats against schools.
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Two Virginia teens have been arrested for allegedly making separate threats against schools.
Police said a 13-year-old boy has been charged in connection with posting a threatening note about a Norfolk middle school on social media Monday. The boy was charged with threatening bodily harm. Police said he was released to his parents.
The Virginian-Pilot reports that the Twitter post threatened to “shoot up” Rosemont Middle School and “burn it to the ground.”
In a separate incident, a high school student in Virginia Beach was arrested Friday after classmates overheard him allegedly making threatening comments toward Landstown High School.
Principal Cheryl Askew wrote in a note to parents that police were contacted after three students reported the threat.
Information from: The Virginian-Pilot, http://pilotonline.com