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Teen arrested for South Montgomery school threat

Posted at 10:49 PM, Feb 03, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-03 22:49:33-05

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Ind. -- A 15-year-old was arrested Wednesday for allegedly sending threats on the internet to the South Montgomery School Corporation. 

The threats started on January 29, when the school received a threat by email. Police and bomb dogs searched the school, but found nothing. 

The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office called the ISP Cyber Crimes Unit on February 1 to help them after more threats were sent to the school.

According to a press release from the Indiana State Police, the threat continued Wednesday, when then there was enough evidence to question the 15-year-old and arrest him. 

The teen faces preliminary charges of intimidation and false reporting. He was taken to a juvenile detention center. 

"With the alleged suspect in custody, parents should feel comfortable to send their children to school," the press release said. 

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