14-year-old HP student charged with felony threat

Published Mar 8, 2018 at 4:00pm

HOLLAND PATENT — A 14-year-old student was charged with a felony for threatening Holland Patent Middle School on social media on Tuesday.

Sheriff’s deputies said the threat was discovered on social media at about 1:10 p.m. and the Main Street middle school implemented their emergency plan.

Investigators identified the 14-year-old responsible for the threat and the student has been charged with making a terroristic threat, a class D felony, authorities said.

According to the Sheriff’s Office, no students or faculty were in any danger.

Anyone with further information regarding the threat and the student is asked to call Inv. Justin Copperwheat at 315-765-2767.

All calls will be kept confidential, according to law enforcement officials.