San Diego teen arrested on suspicion of making threats on social media

SAN DIEGO -- A 17-year-old student was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of making threats against a charter-school teacher in Point Loma and a middle school in Clairemont via social media.

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

A search of his family's home found no weapons, the San Diego Police Department said. The nature of the threats was not disclosed.


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