Juvenile Charged with Terroristic Threatening Following Threat High School

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A juvenile is charged with 2nd degree terroristic threatening after a threat at Lawrence County High School. 

According to a release, on Tuesday, officers with the Kentucky State Police were contacted by the Lawrence County School system and advised of two threats at the school.

The first threat was turned out to be unfounded. The second threat was determined by officers to be a 17-year-old juvenile male student at the school that made statements related to him carrying out a school shooting.  

The 17 year old juvenile was charged with terroristic threatening 2nd degree and has been lodged in the Boyd County Juvenile Detention Center.

With the quick response and assistance provided by the Lawrence County School Administration the Kentucky State Police was able to resolve both threat incidents received at the high school.

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