A 17-yr-previous West York Space High University pupil is remaining charged with creating terroristic threats for posting threats online about the superior university as effectively as West York Spot Middle University, police reported.
About 10:15 a.m. April 1, the West Manchester Township Police’s faculty useful resource officer assigned to the two schools realized of a social media put up threatening an act of violence, according to township law enforcement.
The danger did not specify which college district constructing was the focus on of the menace, police mentioned.
Learners at both the significant university and middle school were released for the day shortly right after the threatening post was claimed, in accordance to police.
Prior to the stop of the school working day, the university source officer recognized the 17-calendar year-old as the individual who manufactured the menace, law enforcement mentioned.
“The suspect admitted his involvement and characterised the social media post as a joke,” police wrote in a information launch.
Prices getting submitted: The teenager will confront 3 counts of earning terroristic threats, which is a misdemeanor, in juvenile court docket, according to law enforcement.
Condition law prohibits police from releasing the names of minors billed with crimes as juveniles, besides in cases of certain really serious felonies.
Investigators continue to examine the teen’s electronic equipment, in accordance to police, who said the West York Area School District will undertake a “parallel investigation,” then choose “appropriate administrative motion as very well.”
Aiding West Manchester Township Law enforcement and the faculty district have been West York Borough Law enforcement, the York County Sheriff’s Business and the York County District Attorney’s Place of work, township law enforcement reported.
Any individual with information associated to this incident is requested to contact township police at 717-792-9514.
— Arrive at senior crime reporter Liz Evans Scolforo at [email protected] or on Twitter at @LizScolforoYD.