November 1, 2012

Maine student charged with making online threats

The Associated Press

TURNER — Police say a 17-year-old student at Leavitt Area High School in Turner has been charged with terrorizing for allegedly threatening staff and students at the school on Facebook.

The student whose name was not made public, was charged by state police on Wednesday.

The alleged threats were made Tuesday morning and Monday night. Their exact nature was not disclosed.

The Sun Journal reports that school officials contacted police.

Police say after the student was identified, he was interviewed and took full responsibility. No other students are believed to be involved.

The case will be turned over to the district attorney's office and the juvenile court system.

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