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Bakersfield Police arrest 13-year-old boy in social media threats at Tevis Junior High School

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Posted at 11:05 AM, Oct 07, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-07 14:05:33-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KERO) — Bakersfield Police Department arrested a 13-year-old boy Wednesday in social media threats against staff and students at Tevis Junior High School. According to BPD, the boy attends Tevis Junior High School and the threats were made Tuesday.

BPD said the boy had no means or intent to follow through with the threat; however, threats made via social media are prohibited by California law.

The investigation revealed that there appeared to be no means or intent to follow through with the threat in this incident; however, threats made via social media are prohibited by California law.