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North Port student arrested for school threat

Posted at 10:42 AM, Dec 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-08 10:42:32-05

NORTH PORT, Fla — An 11-year-old North Port student is in a lot of trouble after text messages show he was threatening to shoot up his school.

In a report, North Port Police say they went to another student's home after their parents found alarming text messages on their child's phone.

The parents showed the officers the group chat between their child and other students.

They say the 11-year-old student talked about Hitler, school shooters, Ted Bundy, and a school shooting.

Officers also went to the home of another student involved in the group chat.

The 11-year-old student is charged with written threats to kill, do bodily injury, conduct a mass shooting.