SC middle school student detained after she made threat toward school

SC middle school student detained after she made threat toward school
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RICHLAND COUNTY, SC (WIS) - The Richland County Sheriff's Department says they've detained an E.L. Wright Middle School student who reportedly made a threat against the school late last month.

The 13-year-old female student was detained and has been petitioned with school threats, incorrigibility, and being a runaway.

The teen was also the person who brought the social media posting to the attention of the school’s resource officer, deputies say.

“The Richland County Sheriff’s Department takes all threats of violence seriously, especially those to our most vulnerable populations, children and the elderly,” the sheriff’s department said. “We encourage the community to report suspicious activity and threats of violence by calling 911.”

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