FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – A 17-year-old pupil astatine Miramar High accused of bringing a weapon to schoolhouse has been arrested.
Miramar constabulary said it was recovered successful a publication container Thursday greeting astir the clip classes began.
Investigators spent respective hours questioning the teen. He was past arrested for bringing a firearm onto schoolhouse property. He did not marque immoderate threats and claimed helium had the limb for “protection,” according to police.
This comes a time aft 2 teens from 2 Charles W. Flanagan High School successful neighboring Pembroke Pines were arrested for reportedly making online threats to the school.
Pembroke Pines constabulary said they received an anonymous extremity connected Monday astir the menace connected societal media.
Digging done societal media, investigators recovered an Instagram station with a substance threatening to “terrorize” Flanagan High.
The department’s Threat Assessment Team and schoolhouse assets officers identified the 16-year-old Flanagan pupil reportedly down the post.
He’s been charged with second-degree felonies for making a written menace to bash bodily and for knowingly causing the disruption of an acquisition institution.
The Threat Assessment Team past identified and arrested a 15-year-old successful transportation to the case. The teen is facing the aforesaid charges.
Both teens made their archetypal tribunal quality connected Thursday. The justice ordered that they beryllium held for 3 weeks and acquisition a menace appraisal and psychiatric evaluation.
Both of these incidents travel arsenic Broward schools person been backmost successful league with in-person acquisition for conscionable implicit a week.
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