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Scottsburg teen arrested for bomb threat against high school

Posted at 6:59 PM, Sep 09, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-09 19:01:54-04

SCOTTSBURG — Indiana State Police arrested a Scottsburg High School student after he allegedly made bomb threat against the school.

Scottsburg High School was evacuated at 9:45 a.m. Monday after a student received a text saying a bomb had been placed in a school locker. Officers used bomb-sniffing dogs to search and clear the building, and the incident was determined to be a hoax.

State police arrested the 15-year-old student who allegedly made the threat at 2 p.m. and transported him to the Clark County Juvenile Detention Center.

He has been charged with felony intimidation.