Juvenile in custody following social media threat at Columbus East High School
COLUMBUS, Ind.– Columbus police say a juvenile student accused of making a threat towards a school on social media is in custody.
The Columbus Police Department investigated what they called a “threat of violence” after several students received it on Snapchat. The juvenile is a student at Columbus East High School.
Police say the suspect was taken into custody without incident and transported to the Bartholomew County Youth Services Center on a preliminary felony charge of intimidation.
Columbus police say the investigation is ongoing.