Boy Arrested In School Bomb Threat Hoax

By: KAKE News Email
By: KAKE News Email

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Friday, January 20, 2012

A middle school student has been arrested in connection to a bomb threat at a Butler county school.

The Remington Middle School in Whitewater was evacuated Thursday morning after someone found a printed threat.

About 150 students and faculty were evacuated to a nearby church while authorities searched the building. Investigators found nothing suspicious. Classes resumed around 1:30 p.m.

Sheriff Kelly Herzet, Butler County, said deputies arrested an 11-year-old boy Friday in connection to the incident. The juvenile has been charged with aggravated criminal threat.

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