12-year-old charged with making threat against Hampton school

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by 13News Now

WVEC.com

Posted on December 12, 2013 at 10:22 AM

Updated Thursday, Dec 12 at 7:20 PM

HAMPTON-A 12-year-old is charged with making a threat against his school in Hampton.  

Police say the teen posted the threat against Eaton Middle School on social media on the night of December 10 and the school learned of it the next morning.

The student, who is in the Newport News Detention Center, has been charged with one count of making a threat to a middle school.

Corporal Mary Shackelford with the Hampton Police Dept. said in a news release, as a result of this investigation, the threat was deemed not credible and since the posting the juvenile has not returned to the school premises."

 

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