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Indiana County student charged after social media school threat

Tribune-Review
| Friday, September 21, 2018 7:30 a.m
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A 13-year-old Indiana County boy is being charged after state police said he made threats to a school district.

Troopers were called to Purchase Line High School in the northeastern part of the county on Thursday after students notified staff members of a threat made on Instagram, police said in a news release.

Investigators determined the threat was not credible and students and staff weren’t in any danger. The boy, who police said did not have access to firearms, is being charged through juvenile probation with terroristic threats. Police identified him as a student in the district.

Renatta Signorini is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Renatta at 724-837-5374, rsignorini@tribweb.com or via Twitter @byrenatta.

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