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ALPD: 15-Year-Old Arrested for Reported Social Media School Threat

ALPD: 15-Year-Old Arrested for Reported Social Media School Threat

August 14, 2019 10:52 AM

(ABC 6 News) - Albert Lea police arrest 15-year-old for reported social media threat.

According to the police department, around 5:46 p.m. Tuesday dispatch received several calls about a threatening social medial post.

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Police said officers determined the suspect made and shared a social media post indicating she wanted to "shoot up" the Albert Lea High School.

Officers made contact with the 15-year-old and arrested her for felony threats of violence.  

Police said she was taken to a juvenile detention center pending her first court appearance.

The ALPD also issued a statement that they will continue to work with the school district to, "ensure a safe environment for students as they return to school next week."

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