Another school threat reported, another student arrested

Another school threat reported, another student arrested

March 4th, 2016 by Staff Report in Local Regional News

A threat to shoot up Washington Alternative School and its teachers and administrators on Friday led to the arrest of a student.

The Hamilton County Sheriff's Office said a note was found Friday afternoon on a hallway floor.

The note indicated a threat to shoot the school in general, the majority of teachers and school administrators, a news release stated.

School administrators and the school resources identified a male suspect, who was taken to the Hamilton County Juvenile Detention Unit. 

The boy was charged with false reporting and simple assault/threats. Additional charges may be pending at a later date, the release stated.


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