Student arrested for making terroristic threats on social media

Posted at 3:30 PM, May 16, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-16 16:54:55-04

A student was arrested on Wednesday for making terroristic threats, according to officials at the Bartlett Independent School District. 

School officials were notified about a post on Instagram from a junior high school student that could be considered dangerous. 

The Bartlett Police Department searched the student's belongings and did not find any weapon or device that could harm anyone. 

However, school officials and police found the post to have inappropriate language and considered it to be a terroristic threat. 

The student was arrested and will face disciplinary consequences upon release from custody. 

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