13-year-old Dodge City student arrested for school threat

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Police have arrested a 13-year-old Dodge City student for an alleged threat of violence to the high school.

On Thursday morning, officers received a call from a concerned parent about a possible threat. Officers investigated and arrested the teenage high school student without incident. 

Specifics of the threat were not released. 

The Dodge City Police Department said criminal charges will be filed through the Ford County attorney's office.

According to the USD 443 calendar, the first day of school is Tuesday, August 20.