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FCSO take a teen into custody after posting school threats

The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office (FCSO) reports that a teen has been taken into custody after he posted school threats on social media.

Frederick County School Officials requested the investigation after concerning messages were posted by a student on social media against Millbrook High School.

Millbrook High School Administrators became aware of the statements posted that the student was intending to commit acts of violence.

During an interview with the student with the parent present it was discovered that the student had formulated a plan to carry out violence at a date in the near future.

At the end of the interview on Mar. 24  the 16-year-old male student was taken into custody to secure the safety of the school.

The student is currently being held without bond in a detention facility facing a class 6 felony charge.

A class 6 felony in this case is the charge of making threats of death or bodily injury to persons on school property.

Sheriff Millholland assures all Milbrook parents, students and staff that there was no immediate danger to anyone at the school on Mar. 24.

There was no firearm in the student’s possession at anytime on school grounds.

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