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Juvenile arrested, charged in school bomb threat incidents
12-year-old taken into custody around 4 p.m.
W 092915 BOMB THREATS 06
Chatham County Sheriff K-9 Units head out to Mill Creek Elementary School after a sweep at Langston Chapel Middle and Elementary Schools after a bomb threat Tuesday. Williams James Middle School was also evacuated and swept. All the schools were cleared and nothing suspicious was found. A 12-year-old girl has been charged in the threats.
Bulloch County Sheriff’s investigators arrested a juvenile Tuesday evening on charges of making bomb threats that shut down four Statesboro-area schools. The 12-year-old girl is charged with two counts each of transmitting a false public alarm, disrupting a public school, reckless conduct and terroristic threats, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson. Statesboro police detectives assisted in locating and identifying the caller, he said.
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