Middle schooler posts online threat to shoot at 3 schools (video)


A middle school student in Seminole County, Florida was arrested on Thursday after she allegedly threatened to “shoot and place destructive devices” at three area schools, officials said.

The threats were made online by a 12-year-old girl who attends South Seminole Middle School. She was arrested for threatening to discharge a destructive device.

From WOGX: South Seminole was one of the schools named in the threatening post, police said, along with Casselberry Elementary and Sterling Park Elementary.  Upon questioning, authorities said the student admitted to posting the threat.  

“Investigators confirmed that the threat was not credible, and the student did not have access to weapons or bomb-making materials,” said Kim Cannaday with the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office.  

The report continues: As part of the investigation, the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office and Casselberry Police conducted an extensive search of the schools and the surrounding properties. No suspicious devices or materials were located and the schools were deemed safe for students.

Casselberry Chief of Police Larry D. Krantz said: “We take these threats very seriously and will work with the Seminole County School Board and the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office to diligently investigate any threat or concern affecting the safety of our students and community.”

The student was booked into the Juvenile Assessment Center, WOGX reports.

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