12-year-old arrested after penning threat towards Greenfield schools

Posted at 3:48 PM, Mar 13, 2018

GREENFIELD, Ind. -- A 12-year-old Greenfield student was arrested Tuesday after police say he penned a note threatening to a school shooting. 

Administrators at Greenfield Intermediate School on W. Park Avenue notified police after the threat was found written on a piece of paper at the school. 

School resource officers were able to identify the 12-year-old who penned the threat shortly after it was found. He was arrested and taken to the Delaware County Juvenile Center. 

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Greenfield police say no weapons were found and they do not believe anyone else was involved in the threat. 

The child faces a preliminary charge of intimidation. 

The incident remains under investigation by the Greenfield Police Department. 

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