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ELYRIA, Ohio (WJW) — The Lorain County Sheriff’s Office on Monday said a 13-year-old is charged for allegedly making threats on social media directed at Westwood Middle School in Elyria Township.
The suspect was charged with terroristic threat, inducing panic and aggravated menacing, according to a release from the sheriff’s office.
The article goes on to state the following:
The district said it was notified Sunday evening about the Snapchat post on December 5 around 9 p.m. that made violent threats to the middle school.
According to the report, the threat read, “THERE HAS BEEN A RUMOR THAT WESTWOOD MIDDLE SCHOOL.WWMS IS ELYRIA OHIO WILL BE GETTING SHOT UP ON MONDAY DECEMBER 06th STAY SAFE Y’ALL SEND TO ALL AND WILL POSTED SPEAD THE WORD”
The teen admitted to an officer that he created the social media account to appear as another student sent out the message, the report notes.
The parents of the boy told officials that there were no weapons in the home, officers said.
The 13-year-old is currently awaiting a hearing at the Lorain County Juvenile Detention home, the report adds.
13-year-old charged after social media threats made to Elyria school https://t.co/Xx9h9RO6Yx
— fox8news (@fox8news) December 6, 2021
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