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San Diego teen arrested for social media threats

A 17-year-old student has been arrested for allegedly making threats on social media against a 
teacher in Point Loma and a middle school in San Diego.
A 17-year-old student has been arrested for allegedly making threats on social media against a teacher in Point Loma and a middle school in San Diego.
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San Diego police say a 17-year-old student has been arrested on suspicion of making threats via social media against a charter school teacher in Point Loma and a middle school in Clairemont.

The Los Angeles Times reports the boy was taken to Juvenile Hall Wednesday on a possible charge of making a terrorist threat after the postings were discovered by authorities.

The San Diego Police Department says a search of his family's home found no weapons.

The nature of the threats was not disclosed.

Information from the Los Angeles Times, http://www.latimes.com