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Two junior high boys arrested for threatening video posted to Snapchat

Posted at 3:04 PM, May 15, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-15 18:04:00-04

Two junior high boys within the Panama-Buena Vista School District were arrested last weekend for posting a Snapchat video threatening to shoot up a school.

According to police, the 12 and 13 year old boys posted a video on the social media platform showing an air soft gun and said they were going to shoot up Tevis Junior High School.

The boys said it was a joke and that they had no intention of shooting up the school, they told police.

The boys were arrested on one misdemeanor count of making a false report of an emergency. Both were taken to Juvenile Hall.

 

Police notified the school.