PINELLAS PARK, Fla. — The police in Pinellas Park made an arrest on Saturday of a teenager who, according to them, was responsible for making threats against a high school that was located nearby.
The Pinellas Park Police Department claimed that parents of students attending Pinellas Park High School reported a video that was uploaded to social media that contained threats against the children. The threats were directed against the youngsters.
According to the statements provided by the police, the threats were reportedly made by a child who was 15 years old at the time and who was brandishing a genuine toy pistol.
The minor was taken to jail, where she instantly admitted that she was the one who had made the film, despite the fact that she claimed it was all done in jest.
According to the statements made by the authorities, the juvenile suspect was never in possession of any guns at any point.
Chief Michael Haworth issued a statement in which he emphasized that any and all threats of physical violence will be taken seriously and properly investigated. When it comes to issues that impact the well-being of the people in our community, we investigate every possible avenue, leaving no stone unturned in the process.
After reportedly making threats over the internet to go on a shooting rampage at the school, the boy was brought into custody and placed under arrest.