Student arrested after threatening to "blow up" Columbia High

Updated: Dec. 4, 2017 at 5:42 PM EST
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COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - A 16-year-old student has been arrested for threatening to use a "weapon of mass destruction," according to deputies.

Officials from the Richland County Sheriff's Department say the Columbia High student threatened to "blow up the school" in a Facebook post.

Authorities quickly identify the student and take the student into custody.

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